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Find more Runk 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 196 more people named Runk 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 612 people named Runk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% more people named Runk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 808 people named Runk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 18% of adults were unmarried
  • 48%, or 96 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 143 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 32 were born in foreign countries