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Guse Name Meaning

East German: from a shortened form of the personal name August . German (also Güse): habitational name from Güsen near Genthin in Saxony-Anhalt.

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

Similar surnames: Gust, Kuse, Fuse, Gose, Guise, Gause, Gast, Ruge, Buse, Huse

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Where is the Guse family from?

You can see how Guse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guse family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Guse families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Guse family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Guse's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Guse families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Guse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Guse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Guse. 23% of Guse men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Guse women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guse were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Guse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guse 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Guse. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Guse. For the veterans among your Guse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guse lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Guse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Guse in 1950 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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