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Find more Gerner 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 454 more people named Gerner 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 1,019 people named Gerner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 45% more people named Gerner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,473 people named Gerner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 262 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 27% were children
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Russia
  • The most common mother tongue was Bohemian
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940