Guynn Family History

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Guynn Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of French Guyon or of Welsh Gwynn.

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

Similar surnames: Guyon, Guynes, Gwynne, Guy, Wynn, Genn, Gwinn, Goyne, Gwyn, Glynn

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Guynn Family Origin

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Guynn Family Occupations

What did your Guynn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Guynn family was Clerk In Store. The most common Guynn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Guynn's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guynn.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk In Store


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

Guynn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Guynn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guynn 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 310 immigration records available for the last name Guynn. 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 Guynn. For the veterans among your Guynn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guynn Life Expectancy

What is the average Guynn lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Guynn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Guynn in 1950 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guynn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guynn 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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