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Find more Cherry 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 751 more people named Cherry 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 15,880 people named Cherry in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Cherry in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 16,631 people named Cherry were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 99
  • 15,909 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was William

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,875 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 3,365 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 12% were first-generation Americans