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Find more Francois 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 Francois 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 1,165 people named Francois in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Francois in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,101 people named Francois were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 61%, or 164 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from France
  • Most fathers originated from Louisiana
  • 141 were born in foreign countries
  • 198 were first-generation Americans