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Guidera Surname Meaning

Italian (Sicily of Albanian origin): possibly a nickname derived from Albanian vidër (definite form vidra) ‘otter’. The surname is very rare in Italy. It originates from the ancient Albanian-speaking community of Piana degli Albanesi Sicily where the Albanian Christian refugees from the Turkish occupation of the Balkans settled in the 15th century. Irish (Tipperary and Dublin): of uncertain origin. It has been suggested that it may be from Irish Mac Giodaire a personal name or byname based on giodar ‘haste’. It has also been suggested that it may derive from Mag Fhuadaire a personal name meaning ‘wanderer’. However it seems more likely that it is an immigrant name from Sicily (see above).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Gubser, Wider, Sutera, Gundry, Guidry, Aguilera, Zuidema, Guiher

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Where is the Guidera family from?

You can see how Guidera families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guidera family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Guidera families were found in USA in 1920. In 1861 there was 1 Guidera family living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Guidera's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Guidera families in 1861.
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What did your Guidera ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Guidera. 100% of Guidera women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 417 immigration records available for the last name Guidera. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 326 military records available for the last name Guidera. For the veterans among your Guidera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guidera lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Guidera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Guidera in 1962 was 79, and 84 in 2004.

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