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Find more Farbes 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 1,264 more people named Farbes 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 111 people named Farbes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1139% more people named Farbes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,375 people named Farbes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 5% were disabled
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 98

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 6% were first-generation Americans