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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 190 people named Ratter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 151% more people named Ratter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 477 people named Ratter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3% were disabled
  • 51%, or 60 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 29% were children

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • 47 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Minnesota
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan