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Find more Olivas 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 107 more people named Olivas 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 1,278 people named Olivas in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Olivas in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,385 people named Olivas were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 644 were children
  • They typically took 15 weeks of vacation a year
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 5% were disabled

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

  • They most commonly lived in New Mexico
  • The most common mother tongue was Filipino
  • Most immigrants originated from Mexico
  • 250 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940