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Find more Bobbs 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 164 more people named Bobbs 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 191 people named Bobbs in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 86% more people named Bobbs in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 355 people named Bobbs were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 35% were children
  • For 178 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 32% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,231
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois