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Find more Running 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 188 more people named Running 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 731 people named Running in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 26% more people named Running in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 919 people named Running were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 195 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • 6% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • Most mothers originated from Wisconsin
  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • 328 were first-generation Americans