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Find more Backlund 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 180 less people named Backlund 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 886 people named Backlund in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% less people named Backlund in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 706 people named Backlund were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 28% were children
  • 42%, or 80 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Axel
  • 103 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,410

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Minnesota
  • 332 were born in foreign countries
  • 45% were first-generation Americans
  • 37% were born in foreign countries