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Find more Merica 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 67 more people named Merica 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 268 people named Merica in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Merica in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 335 people named Merica were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 153 females, Lillian was the most common name
  • 22 women had paying jobs
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 33 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,612

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

  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 49 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11 were born in foreign countries