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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 4,850 people named Gilbertson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Gilbertson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,915 people named Gilbertson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 47%, or 563 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 2,356 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 52% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,292
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was Gilbert

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

  • 685 were born in foreign countries
  • 46% were first-generation Americans
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • 2,223 were first-generation Americans