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Find more Southard 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 407 less people named Southard 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 5,179 people named Southard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Southard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,772 people named Southard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 190 were disabled
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 49%, or 599 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The average annual income was $978

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • 107 were born in foreign countries
  • 2% were born in foreign countries