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Find more Highsmith 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 219 more people named Highsmith 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 1,840 people named Highsmith in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Highsmith in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,059 people named Highsmith were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 34% were children
  • 185 women had paying jobs
  • 6% were disabled
  • For 1,048 females, Annie was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in Florida
  • 349 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Spanish
  • 48 were first-generation Americans