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Guite Name Meaning

French (Guité): from the ancient Germanic personal name Wido (see Guy ). This surname is virtually non-existing in France. English (Yorkshire): variant of Gyte perhaps a topographic name from the River Goyt (Derbyshire) early recorded as Guyt Guyot and Gouyt. The Goyt valley is not far from Chelmorton in Derbyshire where the modern surname has had a long history since at least the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Guise, Guitar, Gute, Tite, Gunter, Leite, Grice, Gust, Guido, Gue

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Where is the Guite family from?

You can see how Guite families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guite family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Guite families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 12 Guite families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Guite's in USA. New York had the highest population of Guite families in 1880.
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What did your Guite ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Foreman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Guite. 25% of Guite men worked as a Foreman and 39% of Guite women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guite were Farmer and Clerk. .

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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

  • Foreman
    25%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Stationary Eng
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    39%
  • Saleslady
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Guite. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guite 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 412 immigration records available for the last name Guite. 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 287 military records available for the last name Guite. For the veterans among your Guite ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guite lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Guite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Guite in 1965 was 69, and 83 in 2004.

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