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Find more Pladsen 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 19 less people named Pladsen 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 127 people named Pladsen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Pladsen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 108 people named Pladsen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 39% of adults were unmarried
  • 8% were disabled
  • For 59 females, Margaret was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • Most fathers originated from Norway
  • The most common mother tongue was Norsk
  • 43% were first-generation Americans