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Find more Speirs 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 168 less people named Speirs 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 651 people named Speirs in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 26% less people named Speirs in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 483 people named Speirs were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • For 260 females, Helen was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $1,295

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 79 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • 30% were first-generation Americans
  • 26% were born in foreign countries