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Find more Godwin 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 495 more people named Godwin 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 9,906 people named Godwin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Godwin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10,401 people named Godwin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • 996 reported their race as other than white
  • 1,333 adults were unmarried
  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,707

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 509 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Florida
  • 2% were born in foreign countries