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Find more Alpha 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 71 more people named Alpha 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 115 people named Alpha in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 62% more people named Alpha in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 186 people named Alpha were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 9 were disabled
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 40 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940