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Find more Cheeks 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 55 less people named Cheeks 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 1,130 people named Cheeks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Cheeks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,075 people named Cheeks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 539 females, Dorothy was the most common name
  • 421 were children
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John

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

  • 6 was born in foreign country
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • 197 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2% were first-generation Americans