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Find more Shecter 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 67 more people named Shecter 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 81 people named Shecter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 83% more people named Shecter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 148 people named Shecter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 24% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,225
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Morris

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • The most common mother tongue was Yiddish
  • 47% were born in foreign countries
  • 44% were first-generation Americans