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Find more Nolen 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 844 less people named Nolen 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 4,667 people named Nolen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Nolen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,823 people named Nolen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 1,942 females, Helen was the most common name
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $803

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 2% were born in foreign countries