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Find more Steinke 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 188 less people named Steinke 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 2,738 people named Steinke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Steinke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,550 people named Steinke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 53% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,881
  • For 1,280 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 2,482 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 750 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • 398 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois