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Find more Shorr 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 39 less people named Shorr 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 392 people named Shorr in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Shorr in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 353 people named Shorr were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 74%, or 64 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 5% were disabled
  • 23 owned their homes, valued on average at $5,501
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • 129 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 33% were born in foreign countries