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Find more Burnett 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 1,907 less people named Burnett 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 31,673 people named Burnett in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Burnett in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 29,766 people named Burnett were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17% reported their race as other than white
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 2,901 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,252

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 3,100 were first-generation Americans
  • 6,309 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • 1,217 were born in foreign countries