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Find more Shovelin 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 37 less people named Shovelin 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 114 people named Shovelin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% less people named Shovelin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 77 people named Shovelin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 43 females, Anna was the most common name
  • On average men worked 34 hours a week
  • 1 reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was cook

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

  • 14 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 44 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois