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Find more Gierman 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 30 more people named Gierman 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 255 people named Gierman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Gierman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 285 people named Gierman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,114
  • 2 reported their race as other than white
  • 51 adults were unmarried
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,322

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

  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • 95 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • 37 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940