You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Files 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 271 more people named Files in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.

Gender

Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 1,716 people named Files in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Files in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 1,987 people named Files were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 682 were children
  • Most common occupation was laborer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • They most commonly lived in Arkansas
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama