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Find more Button 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 225 more people named Button 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 4,793 people named Button in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Button in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,018 people named Button were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29% were children
  • 728 adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 4,830 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 12% were first-generation Americans