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Find more Bridgman 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 58 more people named Bridgman 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 1,462 people named Bridgman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Bridgman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,520 people named Bridgman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 468 were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 96 reported their race as other than white
  • 166 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,657

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most fathers originated from Massachusetts
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 61 were born in foreign countries