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Find more George 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 3,850 more people named George 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 58,506 people named George in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named George in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 62,356 people named George were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 55%, or 8,300 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 9,980 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 23% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 6,756 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • The most common mother tongue was Syrian
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania