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Find more Spurr 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 100 less people named Spurr 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 917 people named Spurr in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Spurr in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 817 people named Spurr were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $1,271
  • For 410 females, Margaret was the most common name

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 109 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • 23% were first-generation Americans