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Find more Burker 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 883 more people named Burker 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 285 people named Burker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 310% more people named Burker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,168 people named Burker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 31% were children
  • 363 were children
  • 19% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 207 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 10% were born in foreign countries