You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Gerlt 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 48 more people named Gerlt in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 100 people named Gerlt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 48% more people named Gerlt in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 148 people named Gerlt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,869
  • 31% were children
  • 46 were children
  • 146 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 13 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in Missouri
  • 23% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940