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Find more Head 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 487 more people named Head 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 14,969 people named Head in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Head in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 15,456 people named Head were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,048 reported their race as other than white
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 1,470 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,521
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 377 were born in foreign countries
  • 1,049 were first-generation Americans