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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 908 people named Most in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Most in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,013 people named Most were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,437
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 27% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 154 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Nebraska
  • Most fathers originated from Germany