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Find more Rathman 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 136 more people named Rathman 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 827 people named Rathman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Rathman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 963 people named Rathman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 918 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 2 reported their race as other than white
  • 28% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 167 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • 333 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Russia