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Find more Romans 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 1,263 more people named Romans 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 2,004 people named Romans in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 63% more people named Romans in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,267 people named Romans were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 279 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,927
  • 48 reported their race as other than white
  • 3,193 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was new worker

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 236 were born in foreign countries
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 390 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New York