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Find more Axelson 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 48 more people named Axelson 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 1,030 people named Axelson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Axelson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,078 people named Axelson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 145 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,580
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • 25% were children

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 350 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Denmark
  • Most mothers originated from Denmark