You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Gierten 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 5 less people named Gierten in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.

Gender

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 16 people named Gierten in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 31% less people named Gierten in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 11 people named Gierten were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,287
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 75% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,433
  • The youngest was 5 and the oldest was 53

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • 11 were first-generation Americans
  • 69% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany