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Find more Father 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 158 more people named Father 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 36 people named Father in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 439% more people named Father in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 194 people named Father were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 57% owned their homes, valued on average at $5,341
  • 7 were disabled
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • The youngest was 3 and the oldest was 96

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 25% were born in foreign countries
  • 30 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 19% were first-generation Americans