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Find more Swank 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 365 less people named Swank 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 4,700 people named Swank in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Swank in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,335 people named Swank were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $962
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 337 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • 359 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940