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Find more Mailman 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 20 more people named Mailman 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 247 people named Mailman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Mailman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 267 people named Mailman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 80 were children
  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $5,775
  • Although 46% were female, the most common name for males was Harry
  • Most common occupation was salesman

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Maine
  • 47% were born in foreign countries
  • 46% were first-generation Americans
  • 36 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940