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Find more Meer 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 102 more people named Meer 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 315 people named Meer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% more people named Meer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 417 people named Meer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 44 women had paying jobs
  • 27% were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 63 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940