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Find more Bernier 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 90 more people named Bernier 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 3,873 people named Bernier in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Bernier in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,963 people named Bernier were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 63%, or 569 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The average annual income was $903
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 97

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Canada French
  • 1,063 were born in foreign countries
  • 27% were born in foreign countries
  • 1,795 were first-generation Americans