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Find more Small 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 80 less people named Small 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 25,965 people named Small in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Small in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 25,885 people named Small were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 2,560 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,162

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 3,518 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Maine
  • 1,867 were born in foreign countries
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940