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Find more Chaplain 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 11 more people named Chaplain 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 340 people named Chaplain in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Chaplain in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 351 people named Chaplain were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 106 were children
  • 6% were disabled
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 185 females, Barbara was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was Scotch
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were born in foreign countries