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Find more Martinson 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 672 more people named Martinson 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 4,770 people named Martinson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Martinson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,442 people named Martinson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5,183 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 209 were disabled
  • 48%, or 675 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,094 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 1,354 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Sweden