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Find more Brandt 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 1,274 less people named Brandt 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 20,830 people named Brandt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Brandt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 19,556 people named Brandt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 9,783 females, Anna was the most common name
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,414
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 18,903 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 35% were first-generation Americans
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 3,039 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940