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Find more Forhman 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 10 less people named Forhman 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 17 people named Forhman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 59% less people named Forhman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7 people named Forhman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29% were children
  • The youngest was 8 and the oldest was 39
  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 61 hours a week

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish