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Find more Yager 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 592 less people named Yager 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 4,398 people named Yager in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Yager in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,806 people named Yager were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,035
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 514 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,264

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

  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 24% were first-generation Americans
  • 437 were born in foreign countries