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Find more Blanks 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 34 more people named Blanks 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 2,535 people named Blanks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Blanks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,569 people named Blanks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 43% reported their race as other than white
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 2,468 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 61%, or 356 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 147 were first-generation Americans
  • 539 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 32 was born in foreign country
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama