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Find more Garth 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 136 less people named Garth 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 1,461 people named Garth in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Garth in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,325 people named Garth were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • For 700 females, Annie was the most common name
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 208 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 157 were first-generation Americans