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Find more Bow 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 92 less people named Bow 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 1,100 people named Bow in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Bow in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,008 people named Bow were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 56%, or 131 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 226 reported their race as other than white
  • 96 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,294
  • The average annual income was $919

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 150 were born in foreign countries
  • 200 were first-generation Americans
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky