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Find more Sellar 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 40 more people named Sellar 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 189 people named Sellar in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Sellar in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 229 people named Sellar were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 220 rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 8% were disabled
  • For 114 females, Louise was the most common name

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

  • 41 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Scotch
  • 28% were first-generation Americans
  • 62 were born in foreign countries