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Find more Bruen 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 33 less people named Bruen 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 742 people named Bruen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Bruen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 709 people named Bruen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 24% of women had paying jobs
  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was Charles
  • 32 were disabled
  • 50 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 85 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 29% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 213 were first-generation Americans