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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 2,125 people named Soares in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Soares in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,249 people named Soares were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 1,102 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 62%, or 320 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 407 adults were unmarried

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

  • 53% were first-generation Americans
  • 719 were born in foreign countries
  • 206 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Azores