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Find more Brockman 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 211 less people named Brockman 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 6,049 people named Brockman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Brockman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,838 people named Brockman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 2,875 females, Anna was the most common name
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 6% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 23% were first-generation Americans
  • 1,089 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 1,401 were first-generation Americans