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Find more Sim 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 62 more people named Sim 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 1,121 people named Sim in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Sim in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,183 people named Sim were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 199 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 250 reported their race as other than white
  • 31% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Scotland
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • 365 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois