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Find more Blue 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 216 more people named Blue 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 10,504 people named Blue in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Blue in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10,720 people named Blue were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 34% were children
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • 2,165 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940