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Find more Steer 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 106 more people named Steer 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 795 people named Steer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Steer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 901 people named Steer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% were children
  • 55%, or 136 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,780
  • 869 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • 125 were born in foreign countries
  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from England