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Find more Gerder 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 328 more people named Gerder 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 57 people named Gerder in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 575% more people named Gerder in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 385 people named Gerder were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 185 females, Helen was the most common name
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was Henry
  • 367 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 53 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,950

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 47% were first-generation Americans
  • 80 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 13 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany