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Find more Boats 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 69 more people named Boats 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 85 people named Boats in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 81% more people named Boats in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 154 people named Boats were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,662
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 30 adults were unmarried
  • Although 45% were female, the most common name for males was Charles

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

  • 15 were born in foreign countries
  • 19 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940