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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 30 people named Swear in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 120% more people named Swear in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 66 people named Swear were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% were children
  • They typically took 12 weeks of vacation a year
  • Although 42% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • 18% of women had paying jobs

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Austrian
  • 10 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • 2 were first-generation Americans