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Find more Erdmann 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 155 more people named Erdmann 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 1,621 people named Erdmann in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Erdmann in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,776 people named Erdmann were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • 331 adults were unmarried
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 46%, or 208 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Danish
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 249 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 262 were born in foreign countries