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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 2,677 more
named Ball in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 44,182 people named Ball in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 46,859 people
named Ball were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
52%, or 6,105 people, lived in homes they rented
Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was James
They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
14,752 were children
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As Ball families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map: