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Find more Torstenson 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 8 more people named Torstenson 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 195 people named Torstenson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Torstenson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 203 people named Torstenson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,275
  • Most common occupation was bookkeeper
  • 30% of adults were unmarried
  • 56 were children

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

  • 46 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • Most fathers originated from Sweden
  • Most mothers originated from Sweden