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Find more Sun 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 103 less people named Sun 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 444 people named Sun in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% less people named Sun in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 341 people named Sun were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 302 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 22% owned their homes, valued on average at $6,063
  • 10 were disabled
  • 77%, or 62 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from China
  • 44% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • 195 were born in foreign countries