Guzman Family History

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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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Guzman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Guzman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Guzman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Guzman Family Origin

Where is the Guzman family from?

Guzman Family Occupations

What did your Guzman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Guzman family was Keeps House. Laborer, Farmer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guzman. The most common Guzman occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Guzman's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Keeps House


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

Guzman Historical Records

What Guzman family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Guzman Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guzman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guzman 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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