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Find more Grainer 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 163 more people named Grainer 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 218 people named Grainer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 75% more people named Grainer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 381 people named Grainer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 51 adults were unmarried
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • 360 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 48%, or 42 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Louisiana
  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 20 were born in foreign countries