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Find more Shores 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 481 less people named Shores 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 3,826 people named Shores in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Shores in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,345 people named Shores were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7% reported their race as other than white
  • For 1,653 females, Dorothy was the most common name
  • 136 were disabled
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 333 were first-generation Americans
  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Syrian
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada