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Find more Zylstra 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 116 more people named Zylstra 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 472 people named Zylstra in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Zylstra in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 588 people named Zylstra were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 280 females, Gertrude was the most common name
  • On average men worked 47 hours a week
  • 207 were children
  • 35% were children

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

  • 48% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • They most commonly lived in Washington
  • Most mothers originated from Netherlands