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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 137 people named Shaman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 173% more people named Shaman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 374 people named Shaman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 12 were disabled
  • 35 women had paying jobs
  • 36 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,794
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Charles

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Yiddish
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 45 were born in foreign countries
  • 32% were first-generation Americans