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Find more Paxman 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 15 more people named Paxman 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 164 people named Paxman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Paxman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 179 people named Paxman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 26 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 52% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,824

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Utah
  • Most mothers originated from Utah
  • They most commonly lived in Vermont
  • 9% were born in foreign countries