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Find more Born 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 42 more people named Born 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 3,971 people named Born in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Born in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,013 people named Born were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 520 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,266
  • 27% were children
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 465 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 511 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940