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Find more Benard 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 100 less people named Benard 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 1,583 people named Benard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Benard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,483 people named Benard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 205 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 97
  • 33% were children
  • 1,412 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most mothers originated from Mississippi
  • 399 were first-generation Americans
  • 319 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 14% were born in foreign countries