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Find more Behr 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 198 less people named Behr 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 2,152 people named Behr in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Behr in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,954 people named Behr were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 233 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,068
  • 24% were children
  • 1,891 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 25% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 405 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 240 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania