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Find more Stanford 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 872 more people named Stanford 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 9,694 people named Stanford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Stanford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10,566 people named Stanford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,805 reported their race as other than white
  • 10,122 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 885 were first-generation Americans
  • 2,281 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • The most common mother tongue was Armenian