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Find more Bourgois 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 106 more people named Bourgois 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 311 people named Bourgois in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% more people named Bourgois in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 417 people named Bourgois were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 35 women had paying jobs
  • 77 adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $751
  • For 194 females, Marie was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Louisiana
  • 18% were born in foreign countries
  • 16% were first-generation Americans