Guenette Family History

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Guenette Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Guenet, a pet form of Guène, from a Germanic personal name, a short form of a compound name formed with wan ‘hope’.

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

Similar surnames: Genetti, Gullette, Guyette, Gunnett, Garnett, Monette, Fredette

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Guenette Family Origin

Where is the Guenette family from?

Guenette Family Occupations

What did your Guenette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Journalier, Cultivateur and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guenette. A less common occupation for the Guenette family was Cordonnier. The most common Guenette occupation in Canada was Journalier. 14% of Guenette's were Journaliers.

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  • Journalier

  • Cultivateur

  • Farmer

  • Cordonnier


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

Guenette Historical Records

What Guenette family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Guenette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guenette 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 344 immigration records available for the last name Guenette. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 574 military records available for the last name Guenette. For the veterans among your Guenette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guenette Life Expectancy

What is the average Guenette lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Guenette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Guenette in 1961 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guenette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guenette 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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