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Find more Swayer 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 212 more people named Swayer 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 125 people named Swayer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 170% more people named Swayer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 337 people named Swayer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 23% were children
  • 320 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 45 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,533

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 36 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • 5 were born in foreign countries