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Find more Erler 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 25 less people named Erler 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 620 people named Erler in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Erler in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 595 people named Erler were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 88
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 86 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,853

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 229 were first-generation Americans
  • 68 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 126 were born in foreign countries