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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 23 people named Brainen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 26% less people named Brainen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 17 people named Brainen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 41% were female, the most common name for males was Saul
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • The youngest was 13 and the oldest was 63
  • 57% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 10 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 48% were first-generation Americans
  • 43% were born in foreign countries