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Find more Farst 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 185 more people named Farst 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 146 people named Farst in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 127% more people named Farst in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 331 people named Farst were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 322 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 163 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 11 were disabled
  • 43 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,025

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 25% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 6 were born in foreign countries