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Find more Shackleton 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 64 less people named Shackleton 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 529 people named Shackleton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Shackleton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 465 people named Shackleton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% were children
  • 71 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,430
  • 20% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Missouri
  • 93 were born in foreign countries
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England