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Find more Borden 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 957 less people named Borden 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 8,067 people named Borden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Borden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,110 people named Borden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6,788 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was salesman

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 1,108 were first-generation Americans
  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York