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Find more Bernal 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 119 more people named Bernal 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 2,045 people named Bernal in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Bernal in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,164 people named Bernal were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 63%, or 280 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 13% of women had paying jobs
  • 5% reported their race as other than white
  • For 1,075 females, Josephine was the most common name

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

  • 605 were born in foreign countries
  • 440 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 669 were first-generation Americans
  • 33% were first-generation Americans