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Find more Orlando 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 229 more people named Orlando 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 4,962 people named Orlando in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Orlando in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,191 people named Orlando were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,780 were children
  • 89 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 87
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 2,799 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • Most fathers originated from United States