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Find more Belle 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 350 less people named Belle 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 3,408 people named Belle in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Belle in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,058 people named Belle were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 1,004 were children
  • Most common occupation was maid

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 233 were born in foreign countries