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Find more Karlen 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 22 more people named Karlen 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 507 people named Karlen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Karlen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 529 people named Karlen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 41 women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 39%, or 58 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 150 were children

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

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Switzerland
  • 97 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York