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Find more Askins 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 162 more people named Askins 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 1,718 people named Askins in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Askins in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,880 people named Askins were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was housewife
  • For 934 females, Helen was the most common name
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 97

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 42 were born in foreign countries
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • 373 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940