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Find more Boylen 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 76 more people named Boylen 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 440 people named Boylen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Boylen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 516 people named Boylen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 48%, or 63 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 34% were children
  • 173 were children
  • 49% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,355

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

  • 21 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from West Virginia
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 5% were born in foreign countries