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Find more Girdner 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 29 more people named Girdner 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 372 people named Girdner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Girdner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 401 people named Girdner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 200 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 17 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 2 was born in foreign country
  • 63 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • 16 were first-generation Americans