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Find more Besh 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 361 more people named Besh 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 86 people named Besh in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 420% more people named Besh in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 447 people named Besh were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16 were disabled
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 14% of women had paying jobs
  • 53 reported their race as other than white

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Navajo
  • 31% were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 68 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940