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Find more Burg 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 274 less people named Burg 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 3,481 people named Burg in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Burg in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,207 people named Burg were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 1,589 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 624 adults were unmarried
  • 52 reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was laborer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 34% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • 1,191 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York