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Find more Chars 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 177 more people named Chars 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 25 people named Chars in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 708% more people named Chars in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 202 people named Chars were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% were children
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • For 104 females, Pearl was the most common name
  • 7 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Mississippi
  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • 7 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi