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Find more Benda 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 116 more people named Benda 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 1,191 people named Benda in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Benda in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,307 people named Benda were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50%, or 166 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,276 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 47 were disabled
  • 234 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 295 were born in foreign countries
  • 174 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • Most mothers originated from Czechoslovakia