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Find more Arends 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 53 more people named Arends 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 1,205 people named Arends in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Arends in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,258 people named Arends were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 381 were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 57% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,822
  • 30% were children

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

  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois