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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 1,785 people named Canales in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Canales in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,799 people named Canales were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 671 females, Maria was the most common name
  • 99% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 5% were disabled
  • 23% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 27% were first-generation Americans
  • 229 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Mexican
  • Most fathers originated from Puerto Rico