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Find more Senior 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 212 less people named Senior 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 1,727 people named Senior in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Senior in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,515 people named Senior were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 784 females, Helen was the most common name
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 56%, or 222 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 247 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 24% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 253 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania