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Find more Yankee 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 1 more person named Yankee 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 459 people named Yankee in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Yankee in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 460 people named Yankee were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • For 223 females, Clara was the most common name
  • 59 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 36 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Maryland
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan