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Find more Cadena 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 142 more people named Cadena 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 698 people named Cadena in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Cadena in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 840 people named Cadena were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 4% were disabled
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was Juan
  • 53 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,363

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

  • Most fathers originated from Mexico
  • The most common mother tongue was Spanish
  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • 231 were born in foreign countries