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Find more Peña 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 240 less people named Peña 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 1,414 people named Peña in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Peña in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,174 people named Peña were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,170 reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was labrador
  • 100% reported their race as other than white
  • 1,173 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 18 was first-generation American
  • They most commonly lived in Arizona
  • 1% were first-generation Americans
  • 7 were born in foreign countries