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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 14 people named Chiam in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2243% more people named Chiam in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 328 people named Chiam were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 34 women had paying jobs
  • 22 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,851

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

  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • 1 were first-generation Americans
  • 73 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 7% were first-generation Americans