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Find more Blade 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 7 more people named Blade 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 893 people named Blade in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Blade in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 900 people named Blade were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 438 females, Emma was the most common name
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • 103 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Louisiana
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian