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Find more Christensen 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 4,727 less people named Christensen 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 30,855 people named Christensen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Christensen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 26,128 people named Christensen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 98
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 3,612 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,008
  • 863 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 13,688 were first-generation Americans
  • 4,694 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 7,647 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German