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Find more Degenaar 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 15 less people named Degenaar 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 30 people named Degenaar in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 50% less people named Degenaar in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 15 people named Degenaar were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 38 hours a week
  • 1 woman had paying job
  • 15 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 7 females, Helen was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 12 were first-generation Americans
  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • 4 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan