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Find more Burrus 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 390 less people named Burrus 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 2,075 people named Burrus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% less people named Burrus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,685 people named Burrus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $845
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 572 were children
  • For 853 females, Mary was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 331 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 6% were first-generation Americans