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Find more Shirk 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 90 less people named Shirk 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 3,026 people named Shirk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Shirk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,936 people named Shirk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $989
  • For 1,470 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • 46%, or 369 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was salesman

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

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • 37 was born in foreign country
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana