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Find more Alison 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 134 less people named Alison 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 764 people named Alison in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Alison in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 630 people named Alison were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 27% were children
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 140 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland