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Find more Boyden 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 277 less people named Boyden 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 1,633 people named Boyden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Boyden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,356 people named Boyden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 8% reported their race as other than white
  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 244 adults were unmarried
  • 149 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 286 were first-generation Americans
  • 18% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940