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Find more Son 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 83 less people named Son 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 592 people named Son in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Son in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 509 people named Son were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 10% reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was saleslady
  • 72 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 100 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 114 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois