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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 4,634 people named Sperry in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Sperry in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,269 people named Sperry were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 4,096 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was salesman

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 772 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • They most commonly lived in California