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Find more Cruise 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 279 less people named Cruise 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 1,791 people named Cruise in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Cruise in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,512 people named Cruise were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 121 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,892
  • 7% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was French