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Find more Branton 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 304 more people named Branton 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 1,301 people named Branton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Branton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,605 people named Branton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 810 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • 13% reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 1,558 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 65 were born in foreign countries
  • 136 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • Most immigrants originated from England