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Find more Williamson 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 3,001 more people named Williamson 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 58,037 people named Williamson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Williamson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 61,038 people named Williamson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 19,579 were children
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 12,157 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish