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Find more Needle 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 36 less people named Needle 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 495 people named Needle in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Needle in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 459 people named Needle were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 34 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,927
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • For 221 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 26% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 202 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Austria
  • 48% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Austria