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Find more Eldred 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 166 more people named Eldred 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 2,587 people named Eldred in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Eldred in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,753 people named Eldred were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 398 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,331
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 91
  • 5% were disabled
  • 1% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 96 were born in foreign countries
  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 345 were first-generation Americans