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Find more Coleman 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 6,597 less people named Coleman 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 93,821 people named Coleman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Coleman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 87,224 people named Coleman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was maid
  • 9,171 women had paying jobs
  • 82,879 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 33% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • Most mothers originated from Mississippi