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Find more Showman 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 26 more people named Showman 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 493 people named Showman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Showman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 519 people named Showman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 65 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,497
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 252 females, Helen was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 7 was born in foreign country
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Maryland
  • 1% were born in foreign countries