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Find more Roster 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 406 more people named Roster 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 375 people named Roster in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 108% more people named Roster in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 781 people named Roster were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 376 females, Mary was the most common name
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 78 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,458
  • 54%, or 103 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 33% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Dutch
  • 51 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York