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Find more Esther 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 323 more people named Esther 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 246 people named Esther in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 131% more people named Esther in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 569 people named Esther were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 539 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 5% were disabled
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 190 were children

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

  • 115 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland