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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 708 people named Tangen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Tangen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 624 people named Tangen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 18 were disabled
  • For 298 females, Cora was the most common name
  • 26% were children
  • 148 adults were unmarried

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • 50% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Minnesota
  • Most fathers originated from Minnesota