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Find more Primer 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 78 more people named Primer 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 232 people named Primer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% more people named Primer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 310 people named Primer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 108 were children
  • 99 reported their race as other than white
  • For 151 females, Annie was the most common name
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was James

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

  • They most commonly lived in South Carolina
  • 46 were first-generation Americans
  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • 13% were born in foreign countries