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Find more Sylves 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 56 more people named Sylves 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 56 people named Sylves in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 100% more people named Sylves in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 112 people named Sylves were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 26% reported their race as other than white
  • 34% were children
  • Most common occupation was clerk

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 17 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 18% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany