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Find more Capitan 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 49 more people named Capitan 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 78 people named Capitan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 63% more people named Capitan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 127 people named Capitan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $871
  • 32% were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 121 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 33% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Greece
  • 6% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940