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Find more Tervo 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 19 less people named Tervo 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 179 people named Tervo in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Tervo in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 160 people named Tervo were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7 were disabled
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 38%, or 15 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 20% of women had paying jobs

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Finnish
  • 27 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 63 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Michigan