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Find more Birney 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 95 less people named Birney 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 782 people named Birney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Birney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 687 people named Birney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 6% were disabled
  • 53% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,478
  • 4 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Iowa
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • 158 were first-generation Americans