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Find more Shunk 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 41 less people named Shunk 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 983 people named Shunk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Shunk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 942 people named Shunk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • 282 were children
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 128 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,156

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 17% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 51 were born in foreign countries