Guiher Family History

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Guiher Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of French Guihard, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wit ‘wood’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘hardy’.

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

Similar surnames: Guitar, Gunter, Gunner, Guier, Gumaer, Usher, Guile, Grier, Guider

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Guiher Family Origin

Where is the Guiher family from?

Guiher Family Occupations

What did your Guiher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Guiher family was Farm Laborer. The most common Guiher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Guiher's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guiher.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Guiher Historical Records

What Guiher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 898 census records available for the last name Guiher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guiher 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 72 immigration records available for the last name Guiher. 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 367 military records available for the last name Guiher. For the veterans among your Guiher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guiher Life Expectancy

What is the average Guiher lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Guiher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Guiher in 1963 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guiher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guiher 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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