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Find more Jesus 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 505 less people named Jesus 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 1,085 people named Jesus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 47% less people named Jesus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 580 people named Jesus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 15 were disabled
  • The average annual income was $649
  • Although 41% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • 73 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Portuguese
  • 27% were born in foreign countries
  • 28% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from New Mexico