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Find more Brunner 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 273 less people named Brunner 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 8,452 people named Brunner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Brunner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,179 people named Brunner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7,902 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 4% were disabled
  • 188 reported their race as other than white
  • 269 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,227 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Bohemian
  • 2,611 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin