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Find more Sprague 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 2,767 less people named Sprague 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 13,807 people named Sprague in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% less people named Sprague in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,040 people named Sprague were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,538 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,391
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 10,640 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 405 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most fathers originated from Maine
  • 13% were first-generation Americans