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Find more Yanker 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 131 more people named Yanker 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 101 people named Yanker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 130% more people named Yanker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 232 people named Yanker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 56%, or 36 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 61 were children
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • 26% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 26 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • 33% were first-generation Americans
  • 33 were first-generation Americans