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Find more Sweden 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 39 more people named Sweden 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 147 people named Sweden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% more people named Sweden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 186 people named Sweden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • Although 42% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • 30 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 31% were first-generation Americans
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940