Across all the websites hosting 1940 census records, a total of 27 states now have free, searchable name indexes for this census.
FamilySearch has added four more searchable state indexes to its 1940 census indexed states we listed last week: Alabama, Indiana, Maine and North Dakota.
On Ancestry.com, Delaware, Maine, Nevada, New York and Washington DC are searchable by name.
MyHeritage.com has Rhode Island and part of New York indexed.
In addition to its 1940 census indexes, FamilySearch has added new digitized records or indexed names for the United States and Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, England, Georgia, Indonesia, Italy, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Spain and Sweden. You can see a list of updated databases and link to each one from the FamilySearch site.