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Find more Bastian 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 346 less people named Bastian 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 3,240 people named Bastian in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Bastian in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,894 people named Bastian were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 132 reported their race as other than white
  • 474 adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 49%, or 379 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 403 were born in foreign countries