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Find more Tooms 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 21 less people named Tooms 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 172 people named Tooms in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Tooms in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 151 people named Tooms were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 34% were children
  • 30% of adults were unmarried
  • 91% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 30% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,011

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

  • They most commonly lived in Missouri
  • Most mothers originated from Tennessee
  • The most common mother tongue was Belarusian
  • 2% were first-generation Americans