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Find more Sato 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 1,055 more people named Sato 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 2,392 people named Sato in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 44% more people named Sato in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,447 people named Sato were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 74% reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 4% were disabled
  • 118 women had paying jobs

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

  • 1,199 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Japan
  • The most common mother tongue was Japanese
  • 6% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940