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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 80 people named Ludvig in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 199% more people named Ludvig in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 239 people named Ludvig were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 228 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 5% were disabled
  • 46 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from St Thomas
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 29 were born in foreign countries