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Find more Broks 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 200 more people named Broks 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 59 people named Broks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 339% more people named Broks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 259 people named Broks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Paul
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 57%, or 37 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 80 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 17% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 6 were born in foreign countries
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940