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Find more Bird 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 3,908 less people named Bird 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 24,405 people named Bird in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Bird in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 20,497 people named Bird were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 2,397 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,447
  • 12% reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 98

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 1,209 were born in foreign countries
  • 3,366 were first-generation Americans
  • 14% were first-generation Americans