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Find more London 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 671 more people named London 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 6,263 people named London in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named London in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,934 people named London were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 723 women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 23% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 1,427 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Yiddish