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Find more Zear 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 22 more people named Zear 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 19 people named Zear in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 116% more people named Zear in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 41 people named Zear were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 22 females, Lois was the most common name
  • They typically took 6 weeks of vacation a year
  • 12 adults were unmarried
  • 20% were children

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

  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • 9 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • They most commonly lived in Texas