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Guzy Surname Meaning

Polish (Silesia): variant of Guza . Polish and Rusyn (mainly from Poland and Slovakia): nickname for a thin person from Polish dialect and Rusyn guzy ‘scanty narrow’.

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


Similar surnames: Guay, Guss, Guza, Gumm, Guzik, Puza, Bury, Gull, Gurr, Kusy

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Where is the Guzy family from?

You can see how Guzy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guzy family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Guzy families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Guzy family living in Warwickshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Guzy's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Guzy families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Guzy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Guzy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Winder were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Guzy. 36% of Guzy men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Guzy women worked as a Winder. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guzy were Proprietor and Assembler. .

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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
    36%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Winder
    31%
  • Packer
    24%
  • Housework
    16%
  • Assembler
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Guzy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guzy 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 497 immigration records available for the last name Guzy. 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 796 military records available for the last name Guzy. For the veterans among your Guzy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guzy lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Guzy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Guzy in 1946 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

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