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Find more Temple 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 178 less people named Temple 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 11,693 people named Temple in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Temple in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,515 people named Temple were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 1,250 reported their race as other than white
  • 53%, or 1,578 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 94

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 1,444 were first-generation Americans
  • 500 were born in foreign countries
  • 12% were first-generation Americans