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Find more Messinger 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 124 more people named Messinger 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 2,661 people named Messinger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Messinger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,785 people named Messinger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,707
  • 746 were children
  • 2,690 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 13% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 457 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940