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Find more Milk 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 116 more people named Milk 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 273 people named Milk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 42% more people named Milk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 389 people named Milk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 41% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,559
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 130 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from South Dakota
  • 25% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York