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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 117 people named Merian in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 60% more people named Merian in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 187 people named Merian were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 48%, or 25 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 29% of adults were unmarried
  • 49 were children
  • 2% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 11% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Native
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • Most immigrants originated from Switzerland