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Find more Clair 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 372 more people named Clair 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 2,449 people named Clair in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Clair in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,821 people named Clair were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 315 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,171
  • 512 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,171

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 223 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 9% were born in foreign countries