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Find more Jerome 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 262 more people named Jerome 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 3,179 people named Jerome in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Jerome in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,441 people named Jerome were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,091 were children
  • For 1,689 females, Helen was the most common name
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,509

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 30% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • 12% were born in foreign countries