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Find more Boyland 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 82 more people named Boyland 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 508 people named Boyland in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Boyland in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 590 people named Boyland were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 54% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 60%, or 82 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • Most mothers originated from Indiana
  • 27% were first-generation Americans
  • 9% were born in foreign countries