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Find more Salmi 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 61 less people named Salmi 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 601 people named Salmi in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Salmi in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 540 people named Salmi were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 83
  • For 249 females, Ida was the most common name
  • 85 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,062
  • 2% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 280 were first-generation Americans
  • 47% were first-generation Americans
  • 315 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Finnish