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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 127 people named Ruhn in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 692% more people named Ruhn in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,006 people named Ruhn were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 52%, or 142 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 38 were disabled

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

  • 41 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 25 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Russian