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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 20 people named Gildes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 525% more people named Gildes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 125 people named Gildes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 66 females, Mildred was the most common name
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 75
  • 41 were children
  • 74%, or 20 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 45% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 4 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish