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Find more Graven 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 93 more people named Graven 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 614 people named Graven in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Graven in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 707 people named Graven were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 59%, or 100 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 365 females, Helen was the most common name
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 67 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,663

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 66 were born in foreign countries
  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Dutch
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway