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Find more Sherer 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 275 less people named Sherer 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 3,139 people named Sherer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Sherer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,864 people named Sherer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 465 adults were unmarried
  • 2,754 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 27% were children
  • 125 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • 7% were born in foreign countries