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Find more Christesen 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 96 less people named Christesen 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 317 people named Christesen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% less people named Christesen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 221 people named Christesen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 9% of women had paying jobs
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 6% were disabled
  • 35 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,415

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 129 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most immigrants originated from Denmark
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940