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Find more Brule 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 36 more people named Brule 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 470 people named Brule in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Brule in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 506 people named Brule were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 501 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 57 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,823
  • 4% were disabled
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 111 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • Most mothers originated from Canada French