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Find more Henderson 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 10 more people named Henderson 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 106,328 people named Henderson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Henderson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 106,338 people named Henderson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 6% were disabled
  • For 53,439 females, Margaret was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Texas
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • 10% were first-generation Americans