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Find more Riding 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 34 less people named Riding 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 585 people named Riding in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Riding in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 551 people named Riding were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 57 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,972
  • 8% reported their race as other than white
  • For 275 females, Alice was the most common name
  • 59%, or 84 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 74 were born in foreign countries
  • 93 were first-generation Americans
  • 16% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California