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Find more Benney 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 262 more people named Benney 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 350 people named Benney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 75% more people named Benney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 612 people named Benney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $1,007
  • 27 reported their race as other than white
  • 65 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,874

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Hungarian
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • 98 were first-generation Americans
  • 50 were born in foreign countries