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Find more Burn 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 455 more people named Burn 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 1,420 people named Burn in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% more people named Burn in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,875 people named Burn were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 94

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 22% were first-generation Americans
  • 316 were first-generation Americans
  • 165 were born in foreign countries