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Find more Jorgensen 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 1,554 less people named Jorgensen 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 8,770 people named Jorgensen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Jorgensen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,216 people named Jorgensen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29% were children
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • For 3,533 females, Marie was the most common name
  • 7,002 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Utah
  • 45% were first-generation Americans
  • 1,264 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2,789 were born in foreign countries