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Find more Shilling 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 51 more people named Shilling 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 2,984 people named Shilling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Shilling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,035 people named Shilling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 2,954 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 14 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 611 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 507 were first-generation Americans