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Find more Christenen 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 110 more people named Christenen 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 62 people named Christenen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 177% more people named Christenen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 172 people named Christenen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was Walter
  • 31% were children
  • The average annual income was $833

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Denmark
  • 58% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Iowa
  • 21% were born in foreign countries