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Guillen Name Meaning

Spanish (Guillén): from the personal name Guillén an equivalent of William .

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


Similar surnames: Guillet, Gillen, Gillem, Guill, Hillen, Giller, Gille, Gulley, Gillet

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Where is the Guillen family from?

You can see how Guillen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guillen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Guillen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Guillen families living in Lancashire. This was about 27% of all the recorded Guillen's in United Kingdom. Lancashire and 1 other county had the highest population of Guillen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Guillen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Guillen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Guillen. 37% of Guillen men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Guillen women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guillen were Farm Laborer and Domestic. .

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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
    37%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Domestic
    10%
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What Guillen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Guillen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guillen 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Guillen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Guillen. For the veterans among your Guillen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guillen lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Guillen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Guillen in 1945 was 35, and 63 in 2004.

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