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Find more Emmett 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 90 more people named Emmett 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 2,080 people named Emmett in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Emmett in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,170 people named Emmett were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 348 adults were unmarried
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 637 were children
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 23% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 387 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940