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Find more Herb 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 101 less people named Herb 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 1,572 people named Herb in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Herb in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,471 people named Herb were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 721 females, Anna was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $1,087
  • 37 reported their race as other than white
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 177 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940