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Find more Swords 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 78 less people named Swords 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 1,061 people named Swords in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Swords in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 983 people named Swords were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 82
  • 42 were disabled
  • 19% of women had paying jobs

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

  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 160 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Irish
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940