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Find more Gerber 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 558 less people named Gerber 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 9,327 people named Gerber in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Gerber in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,769 people named Gerber were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,653 adults were unmarried
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 17 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Russia
  • Most fathers originated from Russia
  • 1,242 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 3,308 were first-generation Americans