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Find more Beaver 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 1,646 less people named Beaver 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 10,757 people named Beaver in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Beaver in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,111 people named Beaver were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 980 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,468
  • 5% were disabled
  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • 7% reported their race as other than white

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

  • 292 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1,235 were first-generation Americans