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Find more Snowden 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 573 less people named Snowden 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 5,753 people named Snowden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Snowden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,180 people named Snowden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 784 adults were unmarried
  • 1,628 were children
  • 58%, or 746 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 2,589 females, Mary was the most common name

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

  • Most mothers originated from Maryland
  • They most commonly lived in Maryland
  • 229 were born in foreign countries
  • 4% were born in foreign countries