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Find more Furrer 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 50 more people named Furrer 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 610 people named Furrer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Furrer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 660 people named Furrer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 110 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Switzerland
  • 22% were born in foreign countries