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Find more Gertrude 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 240 more people named Gertrude 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 59 people named Gertrude in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 407% more people named Gertrude in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 299 people named Gertrude were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 63%, or 24 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 94 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was teacher

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

  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 11 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois