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Find more Coats 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 1,509 less people named Coats 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 9,517 people named Coats in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Coats in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,008 people named Coats were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 628 women had paying jobs
  • 54%, or 1,033 people, lived in homes they rented
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 34% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 23% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 151 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most mothers originated from Texas