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Find more Blevens 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 more people named Blevens 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 1,159 people named Blevens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Blevens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,323 people named Blevens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 533 were children
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 638 females, Pearl was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky
  • Most immigrants originated from Northern Ireland
  • 281 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5% were first-generation Americans