You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Morgan 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 7,879 more people named Morgan in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 136,398 people named Morgan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Morgan in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 144,277 people named Morgan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 45,849 were children
  • 14,107 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,017
  • 6% were disabled
  • Most common occupation was salesman

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 6,041 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Welsh
  • 4% were born in foreign countries