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Find more Faist 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 29 more people named Faist 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 355 people named Faist in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Faist in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 384 people named Faist were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 91 were children
  • 38 women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was John

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

  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 152 were first-generation Americans