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Find more Cher 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 100 more people named Cher 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 41 people named Cher in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 244% more people named Cher in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 141 people named Cher were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7 were disabled
  • The average annual income was $1,040
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 32 reported their race as other than white

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Hungarian
  • 56% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Texas
  • 17 were first-generation Americans