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Find more Atkin 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 77 less people named Atkin 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 1,460 people named Atkin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Atkin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,383 people named Atkin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 52%, or 190 people, lived in homes they rented
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 394 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 223 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 244 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • They most commonly lived in New York