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Find more Tanner 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 4,308 less people named Tanner 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 22,197 people named Tanner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% less people named Tanner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 17,889 people named Tanner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 17,216 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $911
  • 5,656 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Texas
  • 3,520 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Texas