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Find more Goens 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 83 less people named Goens 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 640 people named Goens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Goens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 557 people named Goens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 39% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,035
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 91

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Virginia
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 10% were first-generation Americans