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Find more Swerdlow 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 54 more people named Swerdlow 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 135 people named Swerdlow in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 40% more people named Swerdlow in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 189 people named Swerdlow were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 73
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • For 87 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 32% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 67 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Russia
  • 50% were first-generation Americans
  • 21 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940