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Find more Barnam 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 158 more people named Barnam 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 80 people named Barnam in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 198% more people named Barnam in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 238 people named Barnam were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 26 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,298
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 11 were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1 was born in foreign country
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan