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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 1,858 more
named Francis in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 28,510 people named Francis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 30,368 people
named Francis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
16% reported their race as other than white
29,015 rented out rooms to boarders
Most common occupation was farmer
4,807 reported their race as other than white
Learn where they came from and where they went.
As Francis families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
5,352 were first-generation Americans
4,862 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
They most commonly lived in California
16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940