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Find more Gonzales 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 6,163 less people named Gonzales 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 37,822 people named Gonzales in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Gonzales in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 31,659 people named Gonzales were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was farm laborer
  • 1,484 reported their race as other than white
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was Joe

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 5,641 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New Mexico
  • 11,844 were first-generation Americans
  • 31% were first-generation Americans