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Find more Bain 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 98 more people named Bain 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 8,781 people named Bain in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Bain in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,879 people named Bain were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 56%, or 1,252 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 8,562 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 941 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,133

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • 1,002 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee