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Find more Bona 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 137 more people named Bona 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 788 people named Bona in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Bona in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 925 people named Bona were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 79 women had paying jobs
  • 30% of adults were unmarried
  • 48 reported their race as other than white
  • 53%, or 119 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Italy
  • 368 were first-generation Americans
  • 256 were born in foreign countries