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Find more Boring 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 53 less people named Boring 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 2,670 people named Boring in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Boring in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,617 people named Boring were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 88
  • 182 women had paying jobs
  • 19% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 155 were first-generation Americans
  • 23% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania