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Find more Commander 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 49 more people named Commander 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 602 people named Commander in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Commander in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 651 people named Commander were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 60%, or 90 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 196 were children
  • For 321 females, Annie was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $776

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

  • 21 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Florida
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • 89 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940