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Find more Beyer 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 160 less people named Beyer 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 10,077 people named Beyer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Beyer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,917 people named Beyer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 48%, or 1,244 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 836 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 1,601 were born in foreign countries
  • 3,905 were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940