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Find more Askew 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 911 less people named Askew 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 5,938 people named Askew in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Askew in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,027 people named Askew were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 2,508 females, Annie was the most common name
  • 1,713 were children
  • 1,966 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • 161 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • 358 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina