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Find more Brier 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 33 more people named Brier 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 1,274 people named Brier in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Brier in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,307 people named Brier were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% reported their race as other than white
  • 27% of adults were unmarried
  • For 642 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 401 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 238 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Yiddish