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Find more Footman 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 64 less people named Footman 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 353 people named Footman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Footman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 289 people named Footman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 18 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,347
  • 48 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 47 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4 was born in foreign country
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in South Carolina