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Find more Riga 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 4 less people named Riga 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 213 people named Riga in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Riga in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 209 people named Riga were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 60%, or 31 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 95 females, Rose was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • Most fathers originated from Italy
  • 71 were born in foreign countries
  • 43% were first-generation Americans