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Find more Data 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 37 more people named Data 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 167 people named Data in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Data in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 204 people named Data were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 92 females, Rose was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was barber
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 59%, or 30 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 65 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most fathers originated from Italy
  • 39% were born in foreign countries