Guggenheim Family History

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Guggenheim Name Meaning

Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from Gugenheim in Alsace or, less likely, Jugenheim (earlier Guggenheim) near Bensheim (Hesse). In both cases the second element is from Old High German heim ‘homestead’, while the first is of obscure and disputed etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Oppenheim, Hillesheim, Manheim, Guttenberg, Rosenheim, Nesheim

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Guggenheim Family Origin

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Guggenheim Family Occupations

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  • Clerk In Store

    12%
  • Auctioneer

    6%
  • Clerk

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Guggenheim family was Farming. The most common Guggenheim occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 12% of Guggenheim's were Clerk In Stores. Clerk In Store, Auctioneer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guggenheim.

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Guggenheim Life Expectancy

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