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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 64 people named Fernstein in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 294% more people named Fernstein in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 252 people named Fernstein were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Samuel
  • 5% were disabled
  • 36 adults were unmarried

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • Most mothers originated from Germany