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Find more Paananen 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 12 less people named Paananen 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 179 people named Paananen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Paananen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 167 people named Paananen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was housework
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,320
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Finnish
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 46% were born in foreign countries
  • 22 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940