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Find more Clarke 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 3,101 less people named Clarke 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 30,655 people named Clarke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Clarke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 27,554 people named Clarke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7,453 were children
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 3,677 reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 19% were first-generation Americans
  • 5,696 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from England