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Find more Berenstein 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 4 less people named Berenstein 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 121 people named Berenstein in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Berenstein in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 117 people named Berenstein were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 11% of women had paying jobs
  • 6 women had paying jobs
  • For 53 females, Rose was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was new worker

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

  • 1% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 55% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most mothers originated from Russia