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Find more Box 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 264 more people named Box 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 4,971 people named Box in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Box in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,235 people named Box were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,859 were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 9% were first-generation Americans