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Guzman Family History

Guzman Name Meaning

Spanish (Guzmán): of uncertain and disputed etymology, probably from a Germanic personal name. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Gusman.

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

Similar surnames: Gusman, Gurman, German, Gutman, Rutman, Grubman, Furman, Gayman

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Where is the Guzman family from?

You can see how Guzman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guzman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Guzman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 146 Guzman families living in Texas. This was about 76% of all the recorded Guzman's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Guzman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Guzman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Guzman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and None were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Guzman. 35% of Guzman men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Guzman women worked as a None. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guzman were Farm Laborer 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

  • Laborer
  • Labrador
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • None
  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 99,000 census records available for the last name Guzman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guzman 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 42,000 immigration records available for the last name Guzman. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Guzman. For the veterans among your Guzman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guzman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Guzman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Guzman in 1940 was 49, and 68 in 2004.

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