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Find more Spellman 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 163 less people named Spellman 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 4,296 people named Spellman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Spellman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,133 people named Spellman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 434 women had paying jobs
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 494 reported their race as other than white
  • 58%, or 601 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 27% were first-generation Americans
  • 413 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina