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Find more Beard 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 136 more people named Beard 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 25,722 people named Beard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Beard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 25,858 people named Beard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54%, or 3,451 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 32% were children
  • 2,069 women had paying jobs
  • The average annual income was $868

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 458 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Tennessee
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2% were born in foreign countries