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Find more Valentine 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 762 less people named Valentine 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 18,857 people named Valentine in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Valentine in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 18,095 people named Valentine were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 2,833 adults were unmarried
  • For 9,081 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 3,163 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Lithuanian
  • Most mothers originated from Italy
  • 19% were first-generation Americans
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940