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Find more Marvin 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 448 less people named Marvin 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 6,170 people named Marvin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Marvin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,722 people named Marvin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 674 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,222
  • 5,478 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 4% reported their race as other than white
  • 515 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 280 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 1,013 were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940