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Find more Stein 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 422 less people named Stein 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 29,128 people named Stein in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Stein in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 28,706 people named Stein were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5,417 adults were unmarried
  • 61%, or 4,632 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • 8,016 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 40% were first-generation Americans