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Guttridge Name Meaning

from the Middle English personal name Goderiche (from Old English Godric, composed of the elements god ‘good’ + ric ‘power’). from the Middle English personal name Cuterich (from Old English Cuðric, composed of the elements cuð ‘famous’ + ric ‘power’).

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


Similar surnames: Gutridge, Surridge, Burridge, Attridge, Kittredge, Betteridge

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Where is the Guttridge family from?

You can see how Guttridge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guttridge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Guttridge families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 52 Guttridge families living in Virginia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Guttridge's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Guttridge families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Guttridge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Guttridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Guttridge. 46% of Guttridge men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Guttridge women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guttridge were Mechanic and Teacher. .

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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
    46%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Mechanic
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Teacher Grades
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
  • Teacher
    23%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Guttridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guttridge 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 925 immigration records available for the last name Guttridge. 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 854 military records available for the last name Guttridge. For the veterans among your Guttridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guttridge lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Guttridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Guttridge in 1958 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

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