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Find more Brace 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 49 more people named Brace 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 2,601 people named Brace in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Brace in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,650 people named Brace were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% reported their race as other than white
  • 406 adults were unmarried
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 432 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Michigan
  • 17% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from England