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Find more Graening 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 41 more people named Graening 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 101 people named Graening in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 41% more people named Graening in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 142 people named Graening were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 6 were disabled
  • For 76 females, Emma was the most common name
  • 34 were children

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

  • Most fathers originated from Iowa
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio