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Find more Job 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 107 less people named Job 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 1,123 people named Job in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Job in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,016 people named Job were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • The average annual income was $1,015

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 419 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 16% were born in foreign countries