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Find more Silvers 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 57 more people named Silvers 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 3,363 people named Silvers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Silvers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,420 people named Silvers were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 1,698 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 453 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Indiana
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia