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Find more Brick 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 161 more people named Brick 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 2,399 people named Brick in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Brick in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,560 people named Brick were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,451 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 323 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,509
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • For 1,289 females, Anna was the most common name

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 436 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 36% were first-generation Americans