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Find more Erb 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 352 less people named Erb 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 5,183 people named Erb in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Erb in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,831 people named Erb were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46%, or 573 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was Charles

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 359 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 22% were first-generation Americans