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Find more Sheper 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 82 more people named Sheper 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 23 people named Sheper in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 357% more people named Sheper in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 105 people named Sheper were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was asst manager
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • The average annual income was $1,103
  • 54% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,546

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 39% were born in foreign countries
  • 52% were first-generation Americans