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Find more Mers 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 87 more people named Mers 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 288 people named Mers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Mers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 375 people named Mers were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 47%, or 46 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 11 were disabled
  • For 189 females, Ethel was the most common name
  • 50 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,385

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

  • 25 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • 9% were born in foreign countries