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Find more Christopherson 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 256 more people named Christopherson 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 3,092 people named Christopherson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Christopherson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,348 people named Christopherson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • For 1,593 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 7 reported their race as other than white
  • 450 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,469

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

  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • 45% were first-generation Americans
  • 1,387 were first-generation Americans
  • 564 were born in foreign countries