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Find more Pollins 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 438 more people named Pollins 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 190 people named Pollins in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 231% more people named Pollins in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 628 people named Pollins were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 22 were disabled
  • 37% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,172
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois