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Find more Drain 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 15 less people named Drain 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 1,873 people named Drain in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Drain in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,858 people named Drain were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 88
  • For 933 females, Dorothy was the most common name
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 232 were first-generation Americans
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama