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Find more Christener 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 188 more people named Christener 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 69 people named Christener in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 272% more people named Christener in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 257 people named Christener were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 247 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 27% of adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 6 weeks of vacation a year
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 87

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

  • 29 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Denmark
  • Most immigrants originated from Switzerland
  • 26 were first-generation Americans