You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Bursell 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 91 more people named Bursell in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 215 people named Bursell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 42% more people named Bursell in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 306 people named Bursell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 4% were disabled
  • 41 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • Most immigrants originated from Sweden
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 48 were first-generation Americans