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Find more Romney 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 87 less people named Romney 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 462 people named Romney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% less people named Romney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 375 people named Romney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 37 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,450
  • For 192 females, Helen was the most common name
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 11 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 92 were born in foreign countries
  • 32% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from England
  • 44 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940