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Find more Marx 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 247 less people named Marx 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 6,476 people named Marx in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Marx in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,229 people named Marx were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 87 reported their race as other than white
  • 53%, or 842 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 260 were disabled
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1,178 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 782 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940