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Find more Gilbs 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 192 more people named Gilbs 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 49 people named Gilbs in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 392% more people named Gilbs in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 241 people named Gilbs were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 225 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 131 females, Ann was the most common name
  • 41% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,452
  • 93% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 32 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940