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Find more Napier 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 291 more people named Napier 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 6,730 people named Napier in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Napier in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,021 people named Napier were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6,812 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 59%, or 897 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The average annual income was $797
  • 21% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,316 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 257 were born in foreign countries
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky