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Find more Meader 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 189 more people named Meader 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 1,596 people named Meader in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Meader in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,785 people named Meader were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 28 reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 26% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 256 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 278 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940