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Find more Cater 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 986 more people named Cater 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 2,104 people named Cater in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 47% more people named Cater in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,090 people named Cater were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 59%, or 465 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • 82 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • The most common mother tongue was Syrian