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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 991 people named Ballantyne in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Ballantyne in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,011 people named Ballantyne were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50%, or 135 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 515 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • 8 reported their race as other than white
  • 4% were disabled

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

  • 239 were born in foreign countries
  • 28% were first-generation Americans
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German