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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 249 people named Ferm in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Ferm in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 299 people named Ferm were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 46% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,045
  • For 142 females, Alice was the most common name
  • 7 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Sweden
  • 26% were born in foreign countries
  • 37% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish