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Find more Player 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 145 more people named Player 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 1,414 people named Player in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Player in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,559 people named Player were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 5% were disabled
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • The most common mother tongue was Lithuanian
  • They most commonly lived in South Carolina
  • 11% were first-generation Americans