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Find more Long 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 5,486 more people named Long 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 120,217 people named Long in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Long in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 125,703 people named Long were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 10% reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 113
  • 13,436 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,932

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 14,083 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • 4,391 were born in foreign countries