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Find more Boyd 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 2,222 less people named Boyd 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 76,858 people named Boyd in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Boyd in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 74,636 people named Boyd were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,932 were disabled
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 71,392 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 23% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 7,422 were first-generation Americans