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Find more Chard 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 53 more people named Chard 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 953 people named Chard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Chard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,006 people named Chard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 49%, or 135 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • 24% were first-generation Americans
  • 224 were first-generation Americans
  • 106 were born in foreign countries