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Find more Commons 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 61 more people named Commons 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 765 people named Commons in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Commons in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 826 people named Commons were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 54%, or 120 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 118 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Indiana
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Indiana