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Find more Yenk 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 3 more people named Yenk 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 20 people named Yenk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Yenk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 23 people named Yenk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was 3 and the oldest was 82
  • 8 were children
  • For 14 females, Rae was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • 10 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany