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Find more Byrns 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 52 less people named Byrns 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 1,181 people named Byrns in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Byrns in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,129 people named Byrns were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 87
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 261 were first-generation Americans
  • 173 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Deaf Muter
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940