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Find more Valdez 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 266 more people named Valdez 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 9,781 people named Valdez in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Valdez in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10,047 people named Valdez were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4,541 were children
  • For 4,832 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 24% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,112
  • 65%, or 1,300 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • They most commonly lived in Colorado
  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • 26% were born in foreign countries
  • 2,511 were born in foreign countries