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Find more Held 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 5 more people named Held 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 5,428 people named Held in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Held in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,433 people named Held were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 680 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,909
  • The average annual income was $1,210
  • 1,008 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 818 were born in foreign countries
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany