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Find more Stan 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 571 more people named Stan 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 596 people named Stan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 96% more people named Stan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,167 people named Stan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 51 were disabled
  • 6% reported their race as other than white
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Charles
  • 24% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • 196 were first-generation Americans
  • 33% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio