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Find more Colt 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 188 less people named Colt 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 854 people named Colt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% less people named Colt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 666 people named Colt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 179 were children
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 41%, or 74 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 18% were first-generation Americans
  • 56 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Connecticut