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Find more Thorne 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 383 less people named Thorne 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 8,135 people named Thorne in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Thorne in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,752 people named Thorne were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 914 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,092
  • 6% were disabled
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • The average annual income was $1,061

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

  • 730 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 1,378 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 9% were born in foreign countries