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Find more Finegan 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 126 less people named Finegan 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 893 people named Finegan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Finegan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 767 people named Finegan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% were children
  • 86 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,285
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 88

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

  • Most mothers originated from Ireland
  • 108 were born in foreign countries
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 324 were first-generation Americans