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Find more Mountain 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 30 less people named Mountain 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 1,712 people named Mountain in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Mountain in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,682 people named Mountain were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • 120 reported their race as other than white
  • 5% were disabled
  • 303 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 222 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 396 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • Most mothers originated from England