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Find more Torrens 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 78 less people named Torrens 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 428 people named Torrens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Torrens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 350 people named Torrens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 165 females, Frances was the most common name
  • 48 adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $1,292
  • 100 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 31% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 11% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Puerto Rico