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Find more Pen 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 19 less people named Pen 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 126 people named Pen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Pen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 107 people named Pen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 87
  • They typically took 12 weeks of vacation a year
  • 32% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,119

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish Russian
  • 24% were first-generation Americans
  • 14 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 21% were born in foreign countries