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Find more Baer 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 104 less people named Baer 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 10,233 people named Baer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Baer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10,129 people named Baer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 51%, or 1,354 people, lived in homes they rented
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,866
  • 27% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,241 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Pennsylvania German
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany