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Find more Yamada 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 46 more people named Yamada 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 1,354 people named Yamada in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Yamada in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,400 people named Yamada were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7 were disabled
  • 33 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,928
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • The typical household was 4 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from California
  • 563 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Japan
  • The most common mother tongue was German