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Find more Friday 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 127 less people named Friday 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 3,599 people named Friday in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Friday in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,472 people named Friday were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 1,757 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 3,343 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 368 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,127
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 202 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina