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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 84 people named Ruma in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 46% more people named Ruma in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 123 people named Ruma were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 45 were children
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 5 were disabled
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • They most commonly lived in Nebraska
  • 52% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • The most common mother tongue was Finnish