Guier Family History

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Guier Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Geier. Possibly an altered spelling of French Guyet, from a pet form of Guy.

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

Similar surnames: Guyer, Guider, Guiler, Guire, Gunner, Gaver, Gaier, Guiher, Gier

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Guier Family Origin

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Guier Family Occupations

What did your Guier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Beef Butcher and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guier. A less common occupation for the Guier family was Butcher. The most common Guier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Guier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Beef Butcher

  • Black Smith

  • Butcher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Guier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Guier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Guier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 430 immigration records available for the last name Guier. 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 Card

There are 590 military records available for the last name Guier. For the veterans among your Guier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guier Life Expectancy

What is the average Guier lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Guier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1941. The average life expectancy for Guier in 1941 was 108, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guier ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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