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Find more Bergquist 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 368 less people named Bergquist 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 2,204 people named Bergquist in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Bergquist in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,836 people named Bergquist were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 165 women had paying jobs
  • 332 adults were unmarried
  • 1,759 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 46% were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 275 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940