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Find more Clause 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 39 less people named Clause 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 1,349 people named Clause in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Clause in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,310 people named Clause were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54%, or 178 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 30% were children
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 78 were born in foreign countries
  • 17% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Louisiana
  • Most fathers originated from Louisiana