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Find more Strait 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 154 less people named Strait 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 3,184 people named Strait in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Strait in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,030 people named Strait were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 14% of women had paying jobs
  • For 1,471 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Charles

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 651 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • 339 were first-generation Americans
  • 77 were born in foreign countries