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Find more Old 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 21 more people named Old 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 791 people named Old in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Old in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 812 people named Old were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30 were disabled
  • 213 were children
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • 8% were born in foreign countries