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Guitar Name Meaning

French: variant of Guitard and in North America (also) an altered form of this. The surname Guitar has apparently died out in France.

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


Similar surnames: Guitard, Guiher, Guinard, Gunter, Guite, Bitar, Guinan, Guizar

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Where is the Guitar family from?

You can see how Guitar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guitar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Guitar families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Guitar families living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Guitar's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Guitar families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Guitar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Guitar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Guitar. 47% of Guitar men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Guitar women worked as a 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
    47%
  • Laborer
    39%
  • Mechanic
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Guitar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guitar 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 246 immigration records available for the last name Guitar. 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 809 military records available for the last name Guitar. For the veterans among your Guitar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guitar lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Guitar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Guitar in 1961 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

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