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Find more Roman 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 2,542 less people named Roman 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 11,749 people named Roman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% less people named Roman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,207 people named Roman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4% were disabled
  • 1,777 reported their race as other than white
  • Although 41% were female, the most common name for males was Frank
  • 26% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 3,405 were first-generation Americans
  • 29% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Italy