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Find more Mecker 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 494 more people named Mecker 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 340 people named Mecker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 145% more people named Mecker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 834 people named Mecker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% were children
  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • For 421 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 101 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,184

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19% were first-generation Americans
  • 30 were born in foreign countries