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Find more Bering 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 39 more people named Bering 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 374 people named Bering in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Bering in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 413 people named Bering were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 62 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • For 203 females, Marie was the most common name

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

  • Most mothers originated from Hungary
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 30% were first-generation Americans