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Find more Steams 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 655 more people named Steams 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 78 people named Steams in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 840% more people named Steams in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 733 people named Steams were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 380 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 237 were children
  • 46%, or 89 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 8 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Latvia
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • Most fathers originated from Massachusetts