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Find more Anker 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 40 more people named Anker 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 739 people named Anker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Anker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 779 people named Anker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,212
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 97
  • 30% of adults were unmarried
  • 48%, or 94 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 22% were born in foreign countries
  • 264 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • 160 were born in foreign countries