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Find more Gardin 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 198 more people named Gardin 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 261 people named Gardin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 76% more people named Gardin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 459 people named Gardin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 38 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,191

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • 84 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • 41 were born in foreign countries