You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Chico 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 30 less people named Chico in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 584 people named Chico in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Chico in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 554 people named Chico were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 4 people
  • 27% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,370
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 87
  • For 159 females, Carmen was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 17% were born in foreign countries
  • 212 were first-generation Americans
  • 36% were first-generation Americans