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Find more Sheeran 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 62 less people named Sheeran 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 764 people named Sheeran in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Sheeran in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 702 people named Sheeran were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 74 women had paying jobs
  • For 338 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 158 adults were unmarried
  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,537

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 269 were first-generation Americans
  • 93 were born in foreign countries
  • 7% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from New York