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Find more Getty 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 103 less people named Getty 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 1,824 people named Getty in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Getty in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,721 people named Getty were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,195
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 49% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,154
  • 305 adults were unmarried

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

  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • 233 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • The most common mother tongue was Scotch