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Find more Myer 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 729 more people named Myer 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 6,209 people named Myer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Myer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,938 people named Myer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6,636 rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 248 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 1,486 were first-generation Americans
  • 1,125 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940