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Find more Harrington 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 293 less people named Harrington 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 37,324 people named Harrington in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Harrington in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 37,031 people named Harrington were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 20% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 6% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 5,567 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 7,853 were first-generation Americans