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Find more Bench 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 164 less people named Bench 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 1,593 people named Bench in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Bench in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,429 people named Bench were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 458 were children
  • 126 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,942
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Utah
  • 127 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • The most common mother tongue was Slavenia