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Find more Atwood 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 53 less people named Atwood 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 9,632 people named Atwood in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Atwood in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,579 people named Atwood were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 1,384 adults were unmarried
  • 49%, or 1,257 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 254 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • 312 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky