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Find more Sandy 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 157 more people named Sandy 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 2,678 people named Sandy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Sandy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,835 people named Sandy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 87
  • 276 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,475
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 544 were first-generation Americans
  • 243 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Spanish
  • 494 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940