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Find more Comer 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 437 more people named Comer 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 7,953 people named Comer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Comer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,390 people named Comer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,694 were children
  • 55%, or 1,144 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 335 were disabled
  • 8,115 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • 289 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 1,655 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940