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Find more Shake 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 16 more people named Shake 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 618 people named Shake in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Shake in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 634 people named Shake were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 617 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 7 reported their race as other than white
  • The average annual income was $973

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

  • 120 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 44 were first-generation Americans
  • 2% were born in foreign countries