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Find more Betts 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 140 less people named Betts 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 10,354 people named Betts in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Betts in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10,214 people named Betts were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 9,847 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 16% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 1,806 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • 1,339 were first-generation Americans