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Find more Ervin 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 30 less people named Ervin 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 9,407 people named Ervin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Ervin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,377 people named Ervin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 9,027 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 57%, or 1,310 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 1,981 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 153 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi