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Find more Brockett 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 384 more people named Brockett 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 1,555 people named Brockett in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Brockett in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,939 people named Brockett were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 216 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,327
  • 265 adults were unmarried
  • 53%, or 262 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 39 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian