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Find more Girens 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 156 more people named Girens 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 41 people named Girens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 380% more people named Girens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 197 people named Girens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 21 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,131
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • 4 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • 37% were first-generation Americans