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Find more Ralph 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 395 more people named Ralph 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 5,188 people named Ralph in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Ralph in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,583 people named Ralph were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 93
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,441
  • 1,674 were children
  • 22% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,086 were first-generation Americans
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania