Guimaraes Family History

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Guimaraes Name Meaning

Portuguese (Guimarães): habitational name from any of various places called Guimarães, especially the provincial capital of Minho; its name is derived from a Germanic personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Linares, Mares, Maras, Desmarais, Guevara, Gumaer, Demarais, Rummage

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Guimaraes Family Origin

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Guimaraes Family Occupations

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Guimaraes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Guimaraes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guimaraes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Guimaraes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Guimaraes. For the veterans among your Guimaraes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guimaraes Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Guimaraes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Guimaraes in 1966 was 60, and 89 in 2004.

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