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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 964 people named Svenson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Svenson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 969 people named Svenson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 93 women had paying jobs
  • For 463 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 908 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 12 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 463 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • 151 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940