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Find more Gan 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 154 more people named Gan 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 494 people named Gan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 31% more people named Gan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 648 people named Gan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 35 women had paying jobs
  • For 317 females, Martha was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $871
  • 43% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,753

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

  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Missouri