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Find more Sharon 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 131 more people named Sharon 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 1,620 people named Sharon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Sharon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,751 people named Sharon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 891 females, Alice was the most common name
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 1,674 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,344

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 138 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 325 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 23% were first-generation Americans