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Find more Mote 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 212 less people named Mote 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 1,820 people named Mote in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Mote in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,608 people named Mote were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 489 were children
  • 113 women had paying jobs
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,593
  • 14% of women had paying jobs

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

  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Lithuanian