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Find more Lindquist 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 907 less people named Lindquist 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 7,353 people named Lindquist in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Lindquist in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,446 people named Lindquist were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 6,227 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 258 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 46% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • The most common mother tongue was Finnish