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Find more Yow 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 72 more people named Yow 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 1,037 people named Yow in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Yow in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,109 people named Yow were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 56%, or 141 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 37 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 69 were born in foreign countries
  • 79 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from China
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama