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Find more Shoap 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 89 more people named Shoap 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 138 people named Shoap in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 64% more people named Shoap in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 227 people named Shoap were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 40 adults were unmarried
  • For 111 females, Anna was the most common name
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • 52% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,148

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Michigan
  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 2% were born in foreign countries