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Find more Chin 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 141 more people named Chin 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 2,942 people named Chin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Chin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,083 people named Chin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% were children
  • 40 owned their homes, valued on average at $5,631
  • 134 women had paying jobs
  • 92% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Massachusetts
  • 1,510 were born in foreign countries
  • 8% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1,076 were first-generation Americans