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Find more Carson 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 747 less people named Carson 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 31,731 people named Carson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Carson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 30,984 people named Carson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 54%, or 4,281 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 15,513 females, Mary was the most common name
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 96

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 1,856 were born in foreign countries
  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish