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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 182 people named Besso in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 51% more people named Besso in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 275 people named Besso were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,015
  • For 128 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 4% reported their race as other than white
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was Michael

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

  • 38% were born in foreign countries
  • 51% were first-generation Americans
  • 92 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York