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Find more Edman 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 198 more people named Edman 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 1,083 people named Edman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Edman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,281 people named Edman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 120 women had paying jobs
  • For 647 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 10% reported their race as other than white
  • 49%, or 158 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 32% were first-generation Americans
  • 343 were first-generation Americans
  • 209 were born in foreign countries