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Find more Bourque 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 928 less people named Bourque 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 2,566 people named Bourque in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 36% less people named Bourque in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,638 people named Bourque were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 825 females, Rita was the most common name
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86
  • 592 were children
  • 28% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,424

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 33% were first-generation Americans
  • 838 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Louisiana
  • 25% were born in foreign countries