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Find more Ferden 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 12 more people named Ferden 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 121 people named Ferden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Ferden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 133 people named Ferden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 49 hours a week
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • Most common occupation was common labor
  • 40 were children

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 10 were born in foreign countries