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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 213 people named Rantala in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Rantala in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 234 people named Rantala were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 87
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • For 109 females, Hilda was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 125 were first-generation Americans
  • 43 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Finland
  • 59% were first-generation Americans