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Find more Meincke 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 36 less people named Meincke 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 286 people named Meincke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Meincke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 250 people named Meincke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 247 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1 reported their race as other than white
  • 59% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,522

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 36 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 115 were first-generation Americans
  • 20% were born in foreign countries