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Find more Linke 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 133 more people named Linke 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 1,035 people named Linke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Linke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,168 people named Linke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25 were disabled
  • 3% were disabled
  • 52% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,779
  • For 584 females, Mary was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 23% were born in foreign countries
  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois