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Find more Putman 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 282 less people named Putman 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 6,864 people named Putman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Putman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,582 people named Putman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 540 women had paying jobs
  • 2,101 were children
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 1,294 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940