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Find more Spooner 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 294 less people named Spooner 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 4,123 people named Spooner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Spooner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,829 people named Spooner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,230
  • For 1,969 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • 18% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 602 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940