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Find more Portman 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 112 less people named Portman 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 965 people named Portman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Portman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 853 people named Portman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 57%, or 124 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 4% were disabled
  • 19 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 90

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

  • 168 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 323 were first-generation Americans