Gunnin Family History

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Gunnin Name Meaning

English (Herefordshire): possibly an altered form of Irish Gunning.

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

Similar surnames: Gunnink, Gunning, Guinn, Gunner, Junkin, Guinan, Durnin, Gunson

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Gunnin Family Origin

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Gunnin Family Occupations

What did your Gunnin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Copper Roller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunnin. A less common occupation for the Gunnin family was Works In Sawmill. The most common Gunnin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Gunnin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Copper Roller

  • Works In Sawmill


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

Gunnin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gunnin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gunnin 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 147 immigration records available for the last name Gunnin. 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 387 military records available for the last name Gunnin. For the veterans among your Gunnin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gunnin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gunnin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gunnin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gunnin in 1958 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gunnin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gunnin 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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