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Find more Fanter 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 200 more people named Fanter 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 159 people named Fanter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 126% more people named Fanter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 359 people named Fanter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 128 were children
  • For 176 females, Mary was the most common name
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 24 women had paying jobs

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

  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 35% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940