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Find more Miner 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 911 less people named Miner 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 13,277 people named Miner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Miner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 12,366 people named Miner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,024
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 29% were children
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 98

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 16% were first-generation Americans