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Find more Broome 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 715 more people named Broome 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 2,422 people named Broome in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Broome in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,137 people named Broome were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 434 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 11% reported their race as other than white
  • For 1,578 females, Mary was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 250 were first-generation Americans
  • 10% were first-generation Americans