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Find more Jenkin 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 626 more people named Jenkin 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 1,308 people named Jenkin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 48% more people named Jenkin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,934 people named Jenkin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 96
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 383 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 218 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 13% were born in foreign countries