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Find more Tenner 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 587 more people named Tenner 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 540 people named Tenner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 109% more people named Tenner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,127 people named Tenner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 109 women had paying jobs
  • 95 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,195
  • 184 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 93 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia