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Find more Blackburn 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 1,073 less people named Blackburn 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 19,549 people named Blackburn in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Blackburn in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 18,476 people named Blackburn were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 9,205 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,784
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 2,046 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,784

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • 713 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky