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Find more Bass 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 272 more people named Bass 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 25,889 people named Bass in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Bass in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 26,161 people named Bass were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 36% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,669
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 100
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • For 12,910 females, Helen was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • 2,582 were first-generation Americans
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1,535 were born in foreign countries