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Find more Ahrens 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 298 less people named Ahrens 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 5,946 people named Ahrens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Ahrens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,648 people named Ahrens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • 795 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,552
  • For 2,882 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 498 women had paying jobs

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 661 were born in foreign countries
  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940