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Find more Shamblin 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 278 more people named Shamblin 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 1,013 people named Shamblin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% more people named Shamblin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,291 people named Shamblin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4% reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 34% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,018

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

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • 31 were first-generation Americans
  • 3 were born in foreign countries