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Find more Mathien 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 222 more people named Mathien 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 107 people named Mathien in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 207% more people named Mathien in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 329 people named Mathien were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31% of adults were unmarried
  • 8 reported their race as other than white
  • 24% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Belgium
  • 36 were first-generation Americans