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Find more Santas 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 131 less people named Santas 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 227 people named Santas in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 58% less people named Santas in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 96 people named Santas were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 100% reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 96 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 67 were first-generation Americans
  • 65 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Mexico
  • 30% were first-generation Americans