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Find more Basques 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 174 less people named Basques 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 477 people named Basques in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 36% less people named Basques in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 303 people named Basques were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 9% of women had paying jobs
  • 145 were children
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Spanish
  • 75 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most fathers originated from Texas