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Find more Syme 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 28 less people named Syme 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 454 people named Syme in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Syme in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 426 people named Syme were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 4% were disabled
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Utah
  • 161 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Indian
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland