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Find more Holland 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 2,951 more people named Holland 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 51,059 people named Holland in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Holland in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 54,010 people named Holland were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 40% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,770
  • 17,187 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 10,318 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from England