You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Spens 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 187 more people named Spens in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.

Gender

Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 117 people named Spens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 160% more people named Spens in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 304 people named Spens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 295 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 142 females, Evelyn was the most common name
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 54 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Italy
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian