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Find more Mahar 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 204 less people named Mahar 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 2,305 people named Mahar in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Mahar in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,101 people named Mahar were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54%, or 293 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 25% were children
  • For 1,067 females, Anna was the most common name
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 239 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Maine
  • 35% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Maine