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Find more Peer 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 64 more people named Peer 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 1,909 people named Peer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Peer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,973 people named Peer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 232 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,757
  • 293 adults were unmarried
  • 611 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 150 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio