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Find more Beau 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 5 more people named Beau 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 571 people named Beau in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Beau in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 576 people named Beau were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 306 females, Shirley was the most common name
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 26 reported their race as other than white
  • 80 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,141

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

  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 28 were born in foreign countries