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Find more Boak 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 74 less people named Boak 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 473 people named Boak in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Boak in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 399 people named Boak were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 84
  • Most common occupation was salesman

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 87 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • Most fathers originated from New York