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Find more Semon 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 853 more people named Semon 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 1,087 people named Semon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 78% more people named Semon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,940 people named Semon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • Most fathers originated from New York