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Find more Armstrong 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 844 less people named Armstrong 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 72,390 people named Armstrong in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Armstrong in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 71,546 people named Armstrong were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% were children
  • 2,963 were disabled
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 7,907 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,290

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • 4,134 were born in foreign countries