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Find more Herder 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 88 more people named Herder 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 682 people named Herder in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Herder in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 770 people named Herder were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • For 375 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 138 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 109 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Russia