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Find more Meretsky 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 17 more people named Meretsky 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 25 people named Meretsky in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 68% more people named Meretsky in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 42 people named Meretsky were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 100%, or 10 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 8 were children
  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Irving

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

  • 60% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 4 were first-generation Americans
  • 15 were born in foreign countries