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Find more Mei 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 24 less people named Mei 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 214 people named Mei in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Mei in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 190 people named Mei were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was bartender
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 78
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • 57 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 103 were first-generation Americans
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 107 were born in foreign countries