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Find more Swaney 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 296 more people named Swaney 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 2,137 people named Swaney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Swaney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,433 people named Swaney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 92
  • 757 were children
  • 88 reported their race as other than white
  • For 1,218 females, Dorothy was the most common name

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

  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 201 were first-generation Americans
  • 2% were born in foreign countries