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Find more Childs 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 244 more people named Childs 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 14,693 people named Childs in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Childs in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 14,937 people named Childs were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4,515 were children
  • 3,602 reported their race as other than white
  • 629 were disabled
  • 1,456 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 10% were first-generation Americans