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Find more France 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 220 more people named France 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 6,762 people named France in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named France in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,982 people named France were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 666 reported their race as other than white
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 1,039 were first-generation Americans
  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from England