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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 99 more
named Farland in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 601 people named Farland in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 700 people
named Farland were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
67%, or 113 people, lived in homes they rented
Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
23% of women had paying jobs
Learn where they came from and where they went.
As Farland families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
The most common mother tongue was Swedish
129 were born in foreign countries
38% were first-generation Americans
13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940