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Find more Ericson 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 606 less people named Ericson 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 4,689 people named Ericson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Ericson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,083 people named Ericson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 896 were children
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • 43% were first-generation Americans