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Find more Tench 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 111 more people named Tench 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 477 people named Tench in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Tench in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 588 people named Tench were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 56%, or 76 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86
  • 55 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,360

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 41 were born in foreign countries
  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • 70 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia