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Find more Bible 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 17 more people named Bible 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 2,087 people named Bible in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Bible in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,104 people named Bible were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 34% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • 496 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Tennessee