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Find more Ingalls 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 406 less people named Ingalls 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 3,841 people named Ingalls in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Ingalls in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,435 people named Ingalls were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 542 adults were unmarried
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Maine
  • Most fathers originated from Maine
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 15% were first-generation Americans