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Find more Curtis 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 4,305 less people named Curtis 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 51,572 people named Curtis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Curtis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 47,267 people named Curtis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,994 were disabled
  • 6,859 adults were unmarried
  • 5,752 reported their race as other than white
  • 31% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2,122 were born in foreign countries