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Find more Simms 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 153 less people named Simms 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 15,159 people named Simms in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Simms in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 15,006 people named Simms were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 64%, or 2,344 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Virginia
  • 527 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most immigrants originated from England