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Find more Gorman 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 3,051 less people named Gorman 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 20,090 people named Gorman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Gorman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 17,039 people named Gorman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 58%, or 2,478 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 727 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2,220 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 6,446 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish