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Find more Foo 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 50 less people named Foo 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 221 people named Foo in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% less people named Foo in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 171 people named Foo were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,500
  • They typically took 6 weeks of vacation a year
  • 22% were children
  • 64 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 136 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from China
  • Most mothers originated from China
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940