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Find more Collen 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 416 more people named Collen 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 447 people named Collen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 93% more people named Collen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 863 people named Collen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 9% reported their race as other than white
  • 41 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Arkansas
  • 27% were first-generation Americans
  • 119 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Danish