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Find more Norris 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 3,851 less people named Norris 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 42,809 people named Norris in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Norris in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 38,958 people named Norris were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 100
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 3,249 women had paying jobs
  • 4,286 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 4,290 were first-generation Americans
  • 7,664 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio