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Find more Berends 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 8 less people named Berends 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 359 people named Berends in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Berends in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 351 people named Berends were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 120 were children
  • The average annual income was $717
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 172 females, Marie was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Michigan
  • 40% were first-generation Americans