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Find more Arns 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 33 less people named Arns 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 397 people named Arns in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Arns in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 364 people named Arns were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $1,045
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • 91 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 46 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • 41% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Iowa