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Find more Cryer 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 212 more people named Cryer 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 1,175 people named Cryer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Cryer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,387 people named Cryer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 87 women had paying jobs
  • For 695 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 18% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $778

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

  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 63 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 5% were born in foreign countries