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Find more Goodwin 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 517 less people named Goodwin 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 38,037 people named Goodwin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Goodwin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 37,520 people named Goodwin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 56%, or 5,348 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 31% were children
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,882 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most mothers originated from Maine
  • 6,769 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940