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Find more Arms 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 16 more people named Arms 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 1,858 people named Arms in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Arms in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,874 people named Arms were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $845
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86
  • 649 were children
  • 178 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,217

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

  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • 163 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • 50 were born in foreign countries