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Find more Bowls 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 159 less people named Bowls 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 494 people named Bowls in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% less people named Bowls in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 335 people named Bowls were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 164 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 318 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 15 were disabled
  • 7% were disabled

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

  • 7 was born in foreign country
  • 68 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most mothers originated from Arkansas