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Find more Searle 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 294 less people named Searle 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 2,414 people named Searle in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Searle in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,120 people named Searle were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 92
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was George

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 520 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 22% were first-generation Americans