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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 641 people named Silvis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Silvis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 745 people named Silvis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • For 352 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 69 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,961

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

  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • 16 were born in foreign countries
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940