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Find more Phelen 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 110 more people named Phelen 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 129 people named Phelen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 85% more people named Phelen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 239 people named Phelen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 70 adults were unmarried
  • For 127 females, Patricia was the most common name
  • 52 were children
  • 37% of adults were unmarried

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

  • Most mothers originated from Ireland
  • 23 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Connecticut
  • Most fathers originated from Ireland