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Find more Cranen 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 159 more people named Cranen 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 36 people named Cranen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 442% more people named Cranen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 195 people named Cranen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 185 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • 19% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 33 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from England
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • Most mothers originated from England