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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 23 people named Porrer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 126% more people named Porrer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 52 people named Porrer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2% were disabled
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • Most common occupation was agar maker
  • 43%, or 6 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 4 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 8 were born in foreign countries