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Find more Shimizu 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 109 more people named Shimizu 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 548 people named Shimizu in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Shimizu in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 657 people named Shimizu were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 41% were children
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 81%, or 80 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 46% were female, the most common name for males was Kiyoshi

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

  • Most mothers originated from Japan
  • The most common mother tongue was Japanese
  • 218 were born in foreign countries
  • 59% were first-generation Americans