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Find more Fargo 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 115 less people named Fargo 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 1,317 people named Fargo in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Fargo in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,202 people named Fargo were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 191 adults were unmarried
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 64 were disabled
  • 1,152 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 169 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Hungarian
  • 301 were first-generation Americans