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Find more Shirar 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 2 more people named Shirar 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 140 people named Shirar in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Shirar in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 142 people named Shirar were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,040
  • 136 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 21 adults were unmarried
  • For 67 females, Doris was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • 30 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 11 were first-generation Americans