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Find more Boll 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 466 more people named Boll 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 1,616 people named Boll in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% more people named Boll in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,082 people named Boll were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • For 1,064 females, Helen was the most common name
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 213 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 32% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940