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Find more Samson 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 48 less people named Samson 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 5,269 people named Samson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Samson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,221 people named Samson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 514 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,403
  • 210 were disabled
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 942 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most mothers originated from New York