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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 215 people named Pfenninger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Pfenninger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 251 people named Pfenninger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Frank
  • 36% of adults were unmarried
  • 68 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week

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

  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Switzerland
  • Most immigrants originated from Switzerland
  • The most common mother tongue was German