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Find more Sunshine 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 43 more people named Sunshine 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 565 people named Sunshine in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Sunshine in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 608 people named Sunshine were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 75%, or 126 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Morris
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 84
  • The average annual income was $1,368

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 281 were born in foreign countries
  • 39% were first-generation Americans
  • 222 were first-generation Americans
  • 50% were born in foreign countries