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Find more Burston 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 87 more people named Burston 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 315 people named Burston in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 28% more people named Burston in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 402 people named Burston were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 129 were children
  • 11 were disabled
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • For 207 females, Ida was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • The most common mother tongue was Russian And Polish
  • 17% were first-generation Americans
  • 45 were born in foreign countries