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Find more Phillips 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 27,900 more people named Phillips 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 145,289 people named Phillips in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Phillips in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 173,189 people named Phillips were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17,427 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,909
  • 25,466 adults were unmarried
  • 6,564 were disabled
  • 41% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,909

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 7,583 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 5% were born in foreign countries