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Find more Chapman 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 634 more people named Chapman 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 64,640 people named Chapman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Chapman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 65,274 people named Chapman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54%, or 8,935 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 7,808 reported their race as other than white
  • 5,705 women had paying jobs
  • 7,060 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,095

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2,949 were born in foreign countries
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish