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Find more Jose 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 45 more people named Jose 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 1,506 people named Jose in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Jose in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,551 people named Jose were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 438 reported their race as other than white
  • 498 were children
  • 5% were disabled
  • 32% were children

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

  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • The most common mother tongue was Papago
  • Most mothers originated from Arizona