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Find more Strachan 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 119 more people named Strachan 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 1,473 people named Strachan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Strachan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,592 people named Strachan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 92
  • For 796 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,825

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

  • 498 were first-generation Americans
  • 34% were first-generation Americans
  • 223 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 32% were born in foreign countries