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Find more Berns 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 336 more people named Berns 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 1,118 people named Berns in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Berns in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,454 people named Berns were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 59 were disabled
  • 71 reported their race as other than white
  • The average annual income was $1,050
  • 5% reported their race as other than white

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • 357 were first-generation Americans