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Find more Gerving 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 52 more people named Gerving 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 65 people named Gerving in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 80% more people named Gerving in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 117 people named Gerving were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 34% were children
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 5 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 53 females, Eva was the most common name

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

  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 29% were first-generation Americans