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Find more Spotts 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 153 less people named Spotts 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 1,786 people named Spotts in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Spotts in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,633 people named Spotts were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% were children
  • 261 adults were unmarried
  • 1,576 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 5% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • 271 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 131 were first-generation Americans
  • 7% were first-generation Americans