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Find more Fairchild 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 134 more people named Fairchild 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 6,068 people named Fairchild in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Fairchild in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,202 people named Fairchild were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 282 were disabled
  • 5,972 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,299
  • The average annual income was $1,012

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • 12% were first-generation Americans