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Find more Horace 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 211 more people named Horace 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 600 people named Horace in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 35% more people named Horace in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 811 people named Horace were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 421 reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 33% were children
  • 84 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 85 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940