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Find more Bolden 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 381 less people named Bolden 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 5,912 people named Bolden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Bolden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,531 people named Bolden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 2,851 females, Louise was the most common name
  • 4,018 reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was maid
  • 819 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Louisiana
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia