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Find more Sames 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 Sames 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 461 people named Sames in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 53% more people named Sames in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 705 people named Sames were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,065
  • 43% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,239
  • 26 were disabled
  • 126 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Spanish
  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • Most fathers originated from Germany