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Find more Plato 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 76 less people named Plato 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 626 people named Plato in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Plato in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 550 people named Plato were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • 517 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 33% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • 35% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California