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Find more Fitgerald 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 151 more people named Fitgerald 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 98 people named Fitgerald in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 154% more people named Fitgerald in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 249 people named Fitgerald were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 60%, or 35 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 21 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,264
  • 12% reported their race as other than white
  • 232 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 16 were born in foreign countries
  • 32 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 39 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940