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Find more Flinn 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 710 less people named Flinn 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 3,980 people named Flinn in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Flinn in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,270 people named Flinn were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 428 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,889
  • 300 women had paying jobs
  • 3,140 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • 169 were born in foreign countries
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland