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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 156 people named Herlan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 49% more people named Herlan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 232 people named Herlan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 23% were children
  • 11 were disabled
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Finnish
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • They most commonly lived in New York