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Find more Mena 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 42 more people named Mena 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 862 people named Mena in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Mena in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 904 people named Mena were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 36 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,622
  • Although 39% were female, the most common name for males was Victor
  • 875 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was maid

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

  • 339 were born in foreign countries
  • 30% were first-generation Americans
  • 91 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Puerto Rico