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Find more Stephenson 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 144 more people named Stephenson 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 24,724 people named Stephenson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Stephenson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 24,868 people named Stephenson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,051 women had paying jobs
  • 10% reported their race as other than white
  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • For 12,622 females, Mary was the most common name

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

  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2,936 were first-generation Americans
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • 1,157 were born in foreign countries