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Find more Bett 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 482 more people named Bett 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 336 people named Bett in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 143% more people named Bett in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 818 people named Bett were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 86 women had paying jobs
  • For 418 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 274 were children
  • 62%, or 118 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 33% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 73 were born in foreign countries