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Find more Borress 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 5 more people named Borress 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 7 people named Borress in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 71% more people named Borress in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 12 people named Borress were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was electrician
  • The typical household was 1 person
  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was 6 and the oldest was 58

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • 57% were born in foreign countries