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Find more Nolan 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 3,629 less people named Nolan 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 26,987 people named Nolan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Nolan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 23,358 people named Nolan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 28% were children
  • 5,219 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 94
  • 6% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most mothers originated from Ireland
  • 8,101 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German