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Find more Bakke 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 163 more people named Bakke 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 1,891 people named Bakke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Bakke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,054 people named Bakke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 245 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,580
  • The average annual income was $1,003
  • For 990 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 61 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 464 were born in foreign countries
  • 25% were born in foreign countries
  • 49% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian