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Find more Pow 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 Pow 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 366 people named Pow in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Pow in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 347 people named Pow were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 10 were disabled
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 85

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Holland Dutch
  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 76 were first-generation Americans