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Find more Christianson 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 558 more people named Christianson 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 8,118 people named Christianson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Christianson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,676 people named Christianson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 713 women had paying jobs
  • For 4,181 females, Mary was the most common name
  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 46% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • 3,729 were first-generation Americans