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Find more Altom 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 117 more people named Altom 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 321 people named Altom in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 36% more people named Altom in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 438 people named Altom were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 14 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 235 females, Betty was the most common name
  • 12 were disabled
  • 54%, or 56 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Aunrican
  • 2 was born in foreign country