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Find more Burley 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 120 more people named Burley 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 4,503 people named Burley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Burley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,623 people named Burley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 469 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,788
  • For 2,369 females, Dorothy was the most common name
  • 1,486 were children
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • 228 were born in foreign countries
  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • The most common mother tongue was French