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Find more Mecca 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 96 more people named Mecca 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 876 people named Mecca in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Mecca in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 972 people named Mecca were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% were children
  • 1 reported their race as other than white
  • 25% of women had paying jobs
  • 63%, or 128 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 531 were first-generation Americans
  • 10% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 252 were born in foreign countries