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Find more Byres 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 61 more people named Byres 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 295 people named Byres in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Byres in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 356 people named Byres were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 334 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • 36 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,911
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • 63 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • 13 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland