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Find more Govan 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 23 more people named Govan 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 877 people named Govan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Govan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 900 people named Govan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 67% reported their race as other than white
  • The average annual income was $779
  • 601 reported their race as other than white
  • 60 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,221

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 97 were first-generation Americans
  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • 67 were born in foreign countries
  • 146 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940