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Find more Anerson 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 219 more people named Anerson 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 81 people named Anerson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 270% more people named Anerson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 300 people named Anerson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% were children
  • For 143 females, Emma was the most common name
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Sweden
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • 53 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940