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Find more Philben 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 93 more people named Philben 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 50 people named Philben in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 186% more people named Philben in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 143 people named Philben were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 46% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 12 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,633
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 81
  • 40 were children

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

  • 46% were first-generation Americans
  • 7 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 6% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940