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Find more Gavenda 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 16 more people named Gavenda 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 86 people named Gavenda in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Gavenda in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 102 people named Gavenda were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was packer
  • For 48 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 23% of women had paying jobs
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,829

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 62% were first-generation Americans
  • 53 were first-generation Americans
  • 33% were born in foreign countries