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Find more Arnold 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 1,719 less people named Arnold 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 74,173 people named Arnold in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Arnold in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 72,454 people named Arnold were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 22,225 were children
  • 53%, or 9,845 people, lived in homes they rented
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 3,216 were born in foreign countries
  • 13% were first-generation Americans