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Find more Tallent 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 281 more people named Tallent 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 1,592 people named Tallent in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Tallent in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,873 people named Tallent were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 260 adults were unmarried
  • For 921 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • 395 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 30 were born in foreign countries