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Find more Aitken 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 241 less people named Aitken 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 2,431 people named Aitken in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Aitken in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,190 people named Aitken were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 1,107 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 287 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,668
  • 89 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 32% were first-generation Americans
  • 766 were first-generation Americans
  • 712 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from New York