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Find more Burnside 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 134 more people named Burnside 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 3,946 people named Burnside in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Burnside in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,080 people named Burnside were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,337 were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • Most fathers originated from West Virginia
  • The most common mother tongue was Irish
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland