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Find more Mother 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 102 more people named Mother 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 51 people named Mother in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 200% more people named Mother in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 153 people named Mother were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 6 weeks of vacation a year
  • 5% were disabled
  • 31 women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 78

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 26 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 16 were first-generation Americans
  • 31% were first-generation Americans
  • 37% were born in foreign countries