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Find more Burnes 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 772 less people named Burnes 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 3,639 people named Burnes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% less people named Burnes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,867 people named Burnes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,736 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 509 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 20% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 457 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Texas
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940