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Find more Muir 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 1,184 less people named Muir 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 6,614 people named Muir in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Muir in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,430 people named Muir were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 493 women had paying jobs
  • 56 reported their race as other than white
  • 703 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,749
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1,225 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania