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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 3,970 people named Brophy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Brophy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,844 people named Brophy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was salesman

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 486 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Massachusetts
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania