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Find more Akers 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 699 more people named Akers 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 10,422 people named Akers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Akers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,121 people named Akers were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 10,799 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 5% reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 548 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940