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Find more Turk 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 580 less people named Turk 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 5,446 people named Turk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Turk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,866 people named Turk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4,681 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 380 reported their race as other than white
  • 186 were disabled
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Yugoslavia
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama