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Find more Barney 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 376 less people named Barney 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 8,305 people named Barney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Barney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,929 people named Barney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 11% reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 1,243 adults were unmarried
  • 711 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,526 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940