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Find more Ruark 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 122 more people named Ruark 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 1,374 people named Ruark in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Ruark in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,496 people named Ruark were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 492 were children
  • 51%, or 192 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • They most commonly lived in Maryland
  • 12 was born in foreign country
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Portuguese