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Find more Buras 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 161 more people named Buras 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 754 people named Buras in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Buras in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 915 people named Buras were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 295 were children
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,925
  • 889 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • 114 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940