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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 206 people named Handleman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Handleman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 215 people named Handleman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 127 females, Bessie was the most common name
  • 39 women had paying jobs
  • Although 59% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 50% were first-generation Americans
  • 7% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish