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Find more Braner 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 639 more people named Braner 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 538 people named Braner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 119% more people named Braner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,177 people named Braner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 41 were disabled
  • For 607 females, Dorothy was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 29% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940