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Find more Maker 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 2,104 more people named Maker 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 1,634 people named Maker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 129% more people named Maker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,738 people named Maker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,972
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • 523 were first-generation Americans
  • 221 were born in foreign countries