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Find more Spake 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 105 more people named Spake 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 563 people named Spake in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Spake in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 668 people named Spake were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 645 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • 3% were disabled
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was William

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 128 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 3% were first-generation Americans