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Find more Borgeson 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 43 less people named Borgeson 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 860 people named Borgeson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Borgeson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 817 people named Borgeson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 122 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,521
  • For 410 females, Helen was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 98

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

  • 302 were born in foreign countries
  • 45% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 385 were first-generation Americans