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Find more Chamless 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 464 more people named Chamless 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 44 people named Chamless in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1055% more people named Chamless in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 508 people named Chamless were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 191 were children
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 263 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 57 women had paying jobs

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

  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 116 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German