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Find more Bechard 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 133 more people named Bechard 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 746 people named Bechard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Bechard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 879 people named Bechard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 169 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 85

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Chippewa Indian
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most mothers originated from Canada
  • 329 were first-generation Americans