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Find more Benavides 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 98 more people named Benavides 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 1,334 people named Benavides in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Benavides in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,432 people named Benavides were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86
  • The average annual income was $634
  • Most common occupation was farm laborer
  • 1,419 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 420 were first-generation Americans
  • 23% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 314 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940