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Find more Brook 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 374 more people named Brook 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 6,292 people named Brook in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Brook in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,666 people named Brook were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 38% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,033
  • 6,345 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1,439 reported their race as other than white
  • 622 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,033

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • 1,234 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 581 were born in foreign countries