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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 2,278 people named Germain in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Germain in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,351 people named Germain were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • 686 were children
  • 54%, or 321 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 5% were disabled

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

  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 373 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was French