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Find more Cain 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 561 more people named Cain 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 29,360 people named Cain in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Cain in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 29,921 people named Cain were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,187 were disabled
  • 2,488 women had paying jobs
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 56%, or 4,117 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5,832 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 808 were born in foreign countries