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Find more Gothan 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 55 more people named Gothan 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 57 people named Gothan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 96% more people named Gothan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 112 people named Gothan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 63 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 27 were children
  • Although 56% were female, the most common name for males was George

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

  • 8 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 28% were first-generation Americans
  • 18 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940