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Find more Gehrke 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 74 less people named Gehrke 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 2,165 people named Gehrke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Gehrke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,091 people named Gehrke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,036 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 158 women had paying jobs
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 350 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 994 were first-generation Americans
  • 46% were first-generation Americans