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Find more Harriman 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 186 less people named Harriman 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 3,117 people named Harriman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Harriman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,931 people named Harriman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 271 women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Maine
  • 416 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940