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Find more Johson 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 738 more people named Johson 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 1,345 people named Johson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 55% more people named Johson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,083 people named Johson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% were children
  • For 1,034 females, Anna was the most common name
  • 2,004 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 98

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Sweden
  • 19% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 324 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940