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Find more Auten 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 126 less people named Auten 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 1,232 people named Auten in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Auten in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,106 people named Auten were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 128 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,699
  • 53%, or 146 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 274 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 13 was born in foreign country
  • Most immigrants originated from British West Indies