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Find more Jean 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 714 more people named Jean 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 2,265 people named Jean in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% more people named Jean in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,979 people named Jean were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 121 were disabled
  • 364 reported their race as other than white
  • 55%, or 357 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,089 were children

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 627 were first-generation Americans
  • 348 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Louisiana