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Find more Drake 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 3,461 less people named Drake 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 33,728 people named Drake in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Drake in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 30,267 people named Drake were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 3,600 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,118
  • 46% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,118
  • 8,825 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 1,049 were born in foreign countries
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio