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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 870 people named Eggen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Eggen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 913 people named Eggen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $962
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 158 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • 20% were born in foreign countries
  • 374 were first-generation Americans