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Find more Falter 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 125 more people named Falter 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 664 people named Falter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Falter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 789 people named Falter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 83
  • 112 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,437
  • The average annual income was $1,192

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 192 were first-generation Americans
  • 65 were born in foreign countries
  • 10% were born in foreign countries