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Find more Paulus 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 more people named Paulus 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 2,391 people named Paulus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Paulus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,427 people named Paulus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 99 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 340 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian