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Find more Christenson 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 92 less people named Christenson 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 9,957 people named Christenson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Christenson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,865 people named Christenson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46%, or 1,154 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 9,463 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was Carl
  • On average men worked 46 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2,291 were born in foreign countries
  • 1,752 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 45% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Denmark