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Find more Brander 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 379 more people named Brander 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 599 people named Brander in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 63% more people named Brander in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 978 people named Brander were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% were children
  • 60 reported their race as other than white
  • 114 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,233
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 172 were born in foreign countries
  • 145 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940