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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Guggenheim, Solomon Guggenheimnoun

    United States philanthropist; son of Meyer Guggenheim who created several foundations to support the arts (1861-1949)

  2. Guggenheim, Meyer Guggenheimnoun

    United States industrialist (born in Switzerland) who with his sons established vast mining and metal processing companies (1828-1905)


  1. Guggenheimnoun

    a surname.

  2. Guggenheimnoun

    a museum dedicated to a person of that name.


  1. guggenheim

    The term "Guggenheim" can refer to multiple subjects, however, all of them are associated with the prominent Guggenheim family of the United States, known for their vast business empire and philanthropic contributions. 1. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum: An internationally renowned art museum located in New York City, originating from the private collection of Solomon R. Guggenheim. 2. Guggenheim Partners: A global financial services firm founded by the Guggenheim family. 3. Guggenheim Foundation: A charitable organization that offers fellowships in several fields, including the arts. 4. Guggenheim family: An American family known for their success in mining and smelting, and their philanthropy in the arts and aviation. The specific reference of "Guggenheim" in a conversation or text would depend on its context.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Guggenheim is ranked #42790 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Guggenheim surname appeared 506 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Guggenheim.

    95.8% or 485 total occurrences were White.
    2.3% or 12 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.1% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Guggenheim in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Guggenheim in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Guggenheim in a Sentence

  1. Sarah Leah Whitson of HRW:

    NYU, the Louvre and the Guggenheim need to make clear that new laws and codes of conduct are only as good as their enforcement.

  2. Laura Aalto:

    We're a bit stuck with old names, today we have a lot to offer, and the Guggenheim is a potential platform to communicate that.

  3. The SEC:

    Guggenheim unlawfully failed to disclose the conflict of interest created by the outside business activity of one of its senior executives.

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