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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 152 people named Shovan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 37% more people named Shovan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 208 people named Shovan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 98 females, Betty was the most common name
  • 27 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,771
  • 33 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • 24% were first-generation Americans
  • 14 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • The most common mother tongue was Hungarian