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Find more Centeno 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 179 less people named Centeno 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 1,187 people named Centeno in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Centeno in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,008 people named Centeno were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% of adults were unmarried
  • 7% of women had paying jobs
  • 99% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 110

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Mexico
  • 2% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 21 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 44 were first-generation Americans