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Find more Norton 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 2,234 less people named Norton 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 37,064 people named Norton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Norton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 34,830 people named Norton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • 1,456 were disabled
  • 6% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 17% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 6,414 were first-generation Americans