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Find more Gurke 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 80 more people named Gurke 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 119 people named Gurke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 67% more people named Gurke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 199 people named Gurke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 95 females, Elsie was the most common name
  • 20 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,061
  • 55%, or 24 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 29% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 64% were first-generation Americans
  • 30 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin
  • They most commonly lived in New York