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Find more Traphagen 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 58 less people named Traphagen 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 304 people named Traphagen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% less people named Traphagen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 246 people named Traphagen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 57 adults were unmarried
  • 241 rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • The typical household was 2 people

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 60 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 13% were first-generation Americans