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Find more Alerander 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 955 more people named Alerander 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 34 people named Alerander in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2809% more people named Alerander in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 989 people named Alerander were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97 women had paying jobs
  • 286 were children
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 947 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania