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Find more Mer 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 63 more people named Mer 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 13 people named Mer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 485% more people named Mer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 76 people named Mer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25 were children
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $631

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 8 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 62% were born in foreign countries
  • 8 were born in foreign countries