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Find more Nightingale 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 65 more people named Nightingale 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 1,757 people named Nightingale in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Nightingale in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,822 people named Nightingale were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 919 females, Florence was the most common name
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 19% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 30% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940