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Find more Mason 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 3,925 more people named Mason 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 82,502 people named Mason in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Mason in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 86,427 people named Mason were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 43,400 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 3,526 were disabled
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 102
  • 8,348 women had paying jobs

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

  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 15,002 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940