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Find more Gargano 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 58 more people named Gargano 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 856 people named Gargano in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Gargano in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 914 people named Gargano were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 424 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 31% of adults were unmarried
  • 68%, or 138 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 66 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,073

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

  • 58% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Italy
  • 301 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York