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Find more Padilla 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 398 less people named Padilla 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 8,865 people named Padilla in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Padilla in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,467 people named Padilla were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 64%, or 1,087 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 4,234 were children
  • 8,332 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 34% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,387 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New Mexico
  • Most immigrants originated from Mexico
  • 1,174 were first-generation Americans