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Find more Beckford 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 Beckford 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 478 people named Beckford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Beckford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 561 people named Beckford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 52%, or 75 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Jamaica
  • They most commonly lived in New Hampshire
  • Most fathers originated from Massachusetts
  • 88 were born in foreign countries