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Find more Fanner 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 2,074 more people named Fanner 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 748 people named Fanner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 277% more people named Fanner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,822 people named Fanner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 1,437 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • 940 were children
  • 56%, or 393 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • 20 were born in foreign countries
  • 630 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940