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Guidry Family History

Guidry Name Meaning

Altered form of French Guédry (see Guedry ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gundry, Guillory, Gundy, Guida, Gulley, Quarry, Guidi, Guerry, Guard

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Where is the Guidry family from?

You can see how Guidry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guidry family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Guidry families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 37 Guidry families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Guidry's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Guidry families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Guidry surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Guidry ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Guidry. 24% of Guidry men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Guidry women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guidry were Carpenter and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Fisherman
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Housewife
    7%
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Guidry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guidry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Guidry. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Guidry. For the veterans among your Guidry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guidry lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Guidry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Guidry in 1946 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

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