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Find more Yamamoto 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 238 less people named Yamamoto 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 2,488 people named Yamamoto in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Yamamoto in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,250 people named Yamamoto were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 9% of women had paying jobs
  • 465 adults were unmarried
  • 2,215 reported their race as other than white
  • For 1,055 females, Aiko was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 160 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Japan
  • 1,400 were first-generation Americans
  • 56% were first-generation Americans