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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 49 people named Chinchilla in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Chinchilla in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 55 people named Chinchilla were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 55% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,250
  • 5% were disabled
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • The youngest was 2 and the oldest was 82

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 27% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 39% were first-generation Americans