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Find more Shephird 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 5 less people named Shephird 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 18 people named Shephird in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 28% less people named Shephird in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 13 people named Shephird were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2 adults were unmarried
  • 12 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 62% were female, the most common name for males was Jomas
  • 25% owned their homes, valued on average at $7,000

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

  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 8 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1 were first-generation Americans
  • 6% were first-generation Americans