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Find more Genkins 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 741 more people named Genkins 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 83 people named Genkins in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 893% more people named Genkins in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 824 people named Genkins were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 206 reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 92

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in South Carolina
  • 137 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940