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Find more Tanji 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 48 more people named Tanji 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 90 people named Tanji in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 53% more people named Tanji in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 138 people named Tanji were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 56 were children
  • 131 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 45% were female, the most common name for males was Shigeo
  • 26 adults were unmarried

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

  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 10 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 62% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Japan