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Find more Brinson 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 453 more people named Brinson 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 4,485 people named Brinson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Brinson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,938 people named Brinson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 4,746 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 204 were disabled
  • 20% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • 1,240 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina