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Find more Holstein 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 505 less people named Holstein 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 2,293 people named Holstein in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% less people named Holstein in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,788 people named Holstein were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 172 women had paying jobs
  • For 896 females, Helen was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $1,204
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 28% were first-generation Americans
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany