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Find more Galen 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 60 more people named Galen 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 442 people named Galen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Galen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 502 people named Galen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 29% were children

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • They most commonly lived in Maine
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • Most mothers originated from Missouri