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Find more Harland 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 152 less people named Harland 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 1,617 people named Harland in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Harland in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,465 people named Harland were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 741 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 102 reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 140 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 169 were born in foreign countries
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 278 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940