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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 181 people named Birkbeck in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Birkbeck in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 187 people named Birkbeck were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 103 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 27% were children
  • Although 55% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 182 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 35 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 34% were first-generation Americans
  • 21 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940