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Find more Menkus 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 5 less people named Menkus 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 28 people named Menkus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Menkus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 23 people named Menkus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,538
  • 30% were children
  • 12% of adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was 2 and the oldest was 67

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

  • 29% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • 50% were first-generation Americans