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Find more Nixon 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 810 less people named Nixon 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 18,137 people named Nixon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Nixon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 17,327 people named Nixon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 8,748 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • 5,569 were children
  • 2,711 adults were unmarried
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 879 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • Most mothers originated from Texas
  • 3,334 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940