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Find more Boos 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 176 more people named Boos 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 1,782 people named Boos in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Boos in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,958 people named Boos were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 1,003 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,471
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 91
  • 87 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 35% were first-generation Americans
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • 624 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian