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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 32 people named Shalom in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 119% more people named Shalom in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 70 people named Shalom were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 70 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 4 people
  • For 34 females, Betty was the most common name
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Leon

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Syria
  • 16 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Arabic
  • 47% were first-generation Americans