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Find more Marks 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 1,844 more people named Marks 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 26,211 people named Marks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Marks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 28,055 people named Marks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 14,039 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 981 were disabled
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 59%, or 4,192 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 29% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Russia
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 3,440 were born in foreign countries