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Find more Paer 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 196 more people named Paer 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 53 people named Paer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 370% more people named Paer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 249 people named Paer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 10% reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 239 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 10 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 43 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19% were first-generation Americans