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Find more Renken 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 13 less people named Renken 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 811 people named Renken in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Renken in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 798 people named Renken were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 42 women had paying jobs
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Henry
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 101 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,137

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

  • 304 were first-generation Americans
  • 37% were first-generation Americans
  • 25% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 123 were born in foreign countries