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Find more Barks 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 1,233 more people named Barks 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 1,128 people named Barks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 109% more people named Barks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,361 people named Barks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • For 1,147 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 2,251 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $797

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Greek
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • 413 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 7% were born in foreign countries