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Find more Braun 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 5,295 less people named Braun 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 16,712 people named Braun in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% less people named Braun in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,417 people named Braun were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,152
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • 1,449 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,820
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • 35% were first-generation Americans
  • 2,649 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany