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Find more Bruer 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 253 more people named Bruer 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 646 people named Bruer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 39% more people named Bruer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 899 people named Bruer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 47%, or 101 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 89
  • 8% reported their race as other than white

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

  • 77 were born in foreign countries
  • 152 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 155 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York