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Find more Skinner 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 3,131 less people named Skinner 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 28,318 people named Skinner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Skinner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 25,187 people named Skinner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • For 12,616 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,256
  • 7,661 were children

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

  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most fathers originated from Texas