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Find more Holmquist 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 282 less people named Holmquist 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 2,251 people named Holmquist in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Holmquist in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,969 people named Holmquist were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 523 were children
  • For 971 females, Helen was the most common name
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 164 women had paying jobs

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

  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • 46% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940