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Guyette Family History

Guyette Name Meaning

Respelling of French Guyet, from a pet form of the personal name Guy. Compare Guyot.

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


Similar surnames: Guenette, Huyett, Myette, Gullette, Goyette, Guyett, Guyot, Durette

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Where is the Guyette family from?

You can see how Guyette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guyette family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Guyette families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 29 Guyette families living in Quebec. This was about 97% of all the recorded Guyette's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Guyette families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Guyette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Guyette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Guyette. 30% of Guyette men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Guyette women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guyette were Clerk 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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
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What Guyette family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Guyette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guyette 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 436 immigration records available for the last name Guyette. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Guyette. For the veterans among your Guyette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guyette lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Guyette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Guyette in 1944 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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