Gunion Family History

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Gunion Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of Mac Gille Gunnin ‘son of the devotee or servant of Finnén (St. Finnbarr)’.

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

Similar surnames: Gunn, Gunson, Kinion, Gullion, Guinn, Runyon, Gannon, Guin, Kunin

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Gunion Family Origin

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Gunion Family Occupations

What did your Gunion ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Coal Miner, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunion. A less common occupation for the Gunion family was Works On Farm. The most common Gunion occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 17% of Gunion's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm


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

Gunion Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gunion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gunion 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 235 immigration records available for the last name Gunion. 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 305 military records available for the last name Gunion. For the veterans among your Gunion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gunion Life Expectancy

What is the average Gunion lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gunion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gunion in 1957 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gunion

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gunion 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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