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Find more Swavely 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 47 more people named Swavely 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 448 people named Swavely in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Swavely in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 495 people named Swavely were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 143 were children
  • 3% were disabled
  • 60%, or 85 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 247 females, Betty was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from India
  • 4 was born in foreign country
  • 3% were first-generation Americans