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Find more Burgans 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 99 more people named Burgans 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 55 people named Burgans in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 180% more people named Burgans in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 154 people named Burgans were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 72 females, Minnie was the most common name
  • 6 were disabled
  • 12 reported their race as other than white
  • 11% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 7 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • 42 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 13% were first-generation Americans