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Find more Bryer 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 381 more people named Bryer 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 929 people named Bryer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 41% more people named Bryer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,310 people named Bryer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 646 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 23% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 28% were first-generation Americans
  • 227 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 136 were born in foreign countries