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Find more Bourassa 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 37 more people named Bourassa 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 995 people named Bourassa in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Bourassa in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,032 people named Bourassa were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • 64%, or 156 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Arthur

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 222 were born in foreign countries
  • 48% were first-generation Americans