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Find more Borne 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 342 more people named Borne 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 1,367 people named Borne in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Borne in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,709 people named Borne were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13% reported their race as other than white
  • 52%, or 196 people, lived in homes they rented
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 1,638 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 254 were first-generation Americans
  • 99 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • Most fathers originated from Louisiana