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Find more Marcus 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 87 less people named Marcus 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 10,571 people named Marcus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Marcus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10,484 people named Marcus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • 679 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,747
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 587 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Poland
  • 3,582 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • 4,552 were first-generation Americans