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Find more Gomer 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 65 more people named Gomer 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 934 people named Gomer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Gomer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 999 people named Gomer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 493 females, Anna was the most common name
  • 12% of women had paying jobs
  • 54%, or 123 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 35% were children

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

  • 124 were born in foreign countries
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 123 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Missouri