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Find more Eager 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 17 less people named Eager 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 1,653 people named Eager in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Eager in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,636 people named Eager were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 234 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,993
  • 72 were disabled
  • 276 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 96

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 101 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Churker
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 18% were first-generation Americans