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Find more Yan 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 5 less people named Yan 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 128 people named Yan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Yan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 123 people named Yan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 12% reported their race as other than white
  • 107 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 90
  • They typically took 12 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 15 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 41% were born in foreign countries