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Find more Collette 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 133 more people named Collette 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 2,156 people named Collette in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Collette in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,289 people named Collette were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,221 rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86
  • 59%, or 325 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 760 were first-generation Americans
  • 318 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Massachusetts