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Find more Syrus 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 35 less people named Syrus 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 142 people named Syrus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% less people named Syrus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 107 people named Syrus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 53 females, Shirley was the most common name
  • 16 adults were unmarried
  • 8 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,706
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 75

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Iowa
  • 9 were born in foreign countries
  • 17 were first-generation Americans