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Find more Bulman 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 83 more people named Bulman 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 748 people named Bulman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Bulman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 831 people named Bulman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 801 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 31% were children
  • 25% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 140 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Iowa
  • Most fathers originated from Iowa