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Find more Stens 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 127 more people named Stens 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 50 people named Stens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 254% more people named Stens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 177 people named Stens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23 women had paying jobs
  • 29% of adults were unmarried
  • 20 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,441
  • Most common occupation was cook

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

  • 19 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Maryland
  • 14 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Texas