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Find more Shimp 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 7 more people named Shimp 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 1,040 people named Shimp in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Shimp in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,047 people named Shimp were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 526 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 87 women had paying jobs
  • 1,013 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 43 were disabled

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

  • 12 was born in foreign country
  • 86 were first-generation Americans
  • 195 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany