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Find more Weir 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 1,039 less people named Weir 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 11,604 people named Weir in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Weir in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10,565 people named Weir were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • 399 were disabled
  • 52%, or 1,437 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 1,327 were born in foreign countries