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Find more Jorden 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 727 less people named Jorden 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 3,510 people named Jorden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% less people named Jorden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,783 people named Jorden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 909 were children
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 237 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,882
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • 131 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia