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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 91 people named Swerling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 57% more people named Swerling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 143 people named Swerling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 73 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 22 adults were unmarried

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

  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • They most commonly lived in New York