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Find more Louise 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 786 more people named Louise 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 504 people named Louise in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 156% more people named Louise in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,290 people named Louise were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 168 women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi