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Find more Tall 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 219 more people named Tall 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 747 people named Tall in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% more people named Tall in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 966 people named Tall were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 925 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was maid
  • 15% reported their race as other than white
  • 84 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • They most commonly lived in Maryland
  • 208 were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940