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Find more Gehring 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 383 less people named Gehring 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 2,714 people named Gehring in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Gehring in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,331 people named Gehring were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 207 women had paying jobs
  • For 1,156 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 99 were disabled
  • 57% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,813

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Swiss
  • 10% were born in foreign countries