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Find more Burnight 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 39 more people named Burnight 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 84 people named Burnight in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 46% more people named Burnight in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 123 people named Burnight were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 39 were children
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • Although 46% were female, the most common name for males was Robert

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • 15 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19% were first-generation Americans