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Find more Meck 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 1,959 more people named Meck 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 1,277 people named Meck in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 153% more people named Meck in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,236 people named Meck were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • 386 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,904
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 3,103 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 605 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 70 were born in foreign countries
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • 136 were first-generation Americans