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Find more Paulson 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 916 more people named Paulson 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 13,508 people named Paulson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Paulson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 14,424 people named Paulson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 104 reported their race as other than white
  • 27% were children
  • 48%, or 1,806 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Norway
  • 2,854 were born in foreign countries
  • 5,972 were first-generation Americans