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Find more Swisher 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 414 less people named Swisher 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 5,529 people named Swisher in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Swisher in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,115 people named Swisher were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 5% were disabled
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 884 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia