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Find more Platania 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 45 more people named Platania 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 98 people named Platania in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 46% more people named Platania in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 143 people named Platania were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% were children
  • 8 were disabled
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 84
  • Although 56% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph

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

  • Most mothers originated from Italy
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 40 were first-generation Americans
  • 41% were first-generation Americans