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Find more Gold 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 268 less people named Gold 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 11,802 people named Gold in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Gold in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,534 people named Gold were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 5,811 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 72%, or 2,174 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 2,107 adults were unmarried
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • 35% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia