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Find more Brough 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 42 less people named Brough 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 1,832 people named Brough in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Brough in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,790 people named Brough were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46 reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,817
  • 1,713 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 425 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from England