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Find more Adam 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 702 more people named Adam 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 8,621 people named Adam in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Adam in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,323 people named Adam were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31% were children
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 94
  • 762 women had paying jobs
  • 6% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German