Guise Name Meaning

English and French: regional name for someone from the district of France of this name, which is of unexplained origin. French: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with wid ‘leader’.

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


Similar surnames: Guite, Grise, Buis, Guse, Guile, Gose, Fuse, Furse, Guyse, Rise

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Guise Family Origin

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Guise Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Guise family was Keeping House. The most common Guise occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Guise's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guise.

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Guise Historical Records

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Guise Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Guise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Guise in 1954 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guise

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