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Find more Britt 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 1,177 more people named Britt 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 12,691 people named Britt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Britt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 13,868 people named Britt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 5,007 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2,872 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • 1,022 were first-generation Americans