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Find more Claude 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 130 more people named Claude 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 798 people named Claude in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Claude in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 928 people named Claude were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • For 441 females, Louise was the most common name
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 139 reported their race as other than white

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 28% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940