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Find more Flax 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 118 less people named Flax 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 864 people named Flax in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Flax in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 746 people named Flax were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31% of adults were unmarried
  • 716 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 83

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Romania
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • 42% were first-generation Americans