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Find more Chandler relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 626 more people named Chandler in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 36,878 people named Chandler in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Chandler in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 37,504 people named Chandler were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3,258 women had paying jobs
  • 36,075 rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 103

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Chandler families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 2,833 were first-generation Americans