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Find more Strand 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 353 less people named Strand 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 7,449 people named Strand in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Strand in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,096 people named Strand were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 1,230 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940