You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Boom 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 131 more people named Boom in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 795 people named Boom in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Boom in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 926 people named Boom were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 326 were children
  • 39 were disabled
  • The average annual income was $815
  • 6% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in California
  • The most common mother tongue was Holland
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • 25% were first-generation Americans