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Find more Swam 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 85 more people named Swam 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 252 people named Swam in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% more people named Swam in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 337 people named Swam were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 323 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 45 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • The average annual income was $842

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 57 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from West Virginia
  • They most commonly lived in Maryland
  • 2% were born in foreign countries