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Find more Sheik 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 27 more people named Sheik 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 103 people named Sheik in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 26% more people named Sheik in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 130 people named Sheik were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 33 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 47 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Oklahoma
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • Most mothers originated from New Jersey
  • 7% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940