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Find more Berckmann 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 3 less people named Berckmann 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 18 people named Berckmann in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Berckmann in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 15 people named Berckmann were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 9 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 2 women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 5 and the oldest was 63
  • 27% were children

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

  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • 44% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Connecticut
  • 8 were first-generation Americans