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Find more Frankenstein 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 40 less people named Frankenstein 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 554 people named Frankenstein in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Frankenstein in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 514 people named Frankenstein were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 85
  • 19 were disabled
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 46% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,986

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

  • 232 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio