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Find more Cohn 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 2,293 less people named Cohn 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 12,024 people named Cohn in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% less people named Cohn in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,731 people named Cohn were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 28% owned their homes, valued on average at $6,439
  • 20% of women had paying jobs
  • 204 reported their race as other than white
  • 26% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 30% were born in foreign countries
  • 976 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 10% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from New York