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Find more Applin 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 24 more people named Applin 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 468 people named Applin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Applin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 492 people named Applin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% were children
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 62%, or 73 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • 75 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Gaelic
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland