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Find more Berkshire 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 17 more people named Berkshire 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 714 people named Berkshire in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Berkshire in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 731 people named Berkshire were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 362 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 29% were children
  • 106 adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $1,022

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

  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • 48 were first-generation Americans