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Find more Garvin 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 1,344 less people named Garvin 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 6,878 people named Garvin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% less people named Garvin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,534 people named Garvin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 207 were disabled
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 16% were first-generation Americans