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Find more Break 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 16 more people named Break 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 102 people named Break in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Break in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 118 people named Break were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 44% were female, the most common name for males was Edward
  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $1,091

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

  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 11 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 35% were born in foreign countries