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Find more Rorter 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 238 more people named Rorter 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 32 people named Rorter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 744% more people named Rorter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 270 people named Rorter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 101 were children
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 58%, or 37 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 9% reported their race as other than white

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 12 were born in foreign countries
  • 1 were first-generation Americans
  • 3% were first-generation Americans