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Find more Holms 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 292 less people named Holms 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 1,742 people named Holms in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Holms in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,450 people named Holms were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 131 women had paying jobs
  • 427 reported their race as other than white
  • 1,338 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was salesman

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • 159 were born in foreign countries