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Gusman Name Meaning

Spanish (Gusmán): variant of Spanish Guzmán (see Guzman). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a metalworker, from Yiddish gus ‘casting’ + man ‘man’. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Güssmann (see Gussman).

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


Similar surnames: Gosman, Gussman, Gutman, Guzman, Gurman, Susman, Osman, Rutman

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Gusman Family Origin

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Gusman Family Occupations

What did your Gusman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gusman family was Teamster. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gusman. The most common Gusman occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Gusman's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Teamster

    4%

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

Gusman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gusman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gusman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gusman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gusman. For the veterans among your Gusman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gusman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gusman lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Gusman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gusman in 1947 was 53, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gusman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gusman 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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